loneliness

The persistence of memory

“It’d be interesting to know why this perfume is so important to you,” my shrink said.

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She said something to the effect of his being the DJ-in-residence

This was probably a joke, but I wondered if companies like Google and Facebook had DJs-in-residence too.

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In his store you can buy anything, Oaxaca cheese, potatoes, sodas, cigarettes

My boyfriend calls him "the Joe Pesci of Doctores," and the truth is they do look alike.

Happy Birthday, Alice Neel!

You painted lonely people all the time, and that’s what I remember thinking when I walked into the gallery: This is a person who knows what loneliness looks like.

My ankle is not a Berlin ankle

It’s supposed to be good, I keep hearing. So I try to make it good.

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I knew the rules

Commuting to historical archives is the ultimate exercise in urban loneliness.