Vic Socotra - Purveryor of Glib words to the world, and Man Friday to the great Architect itself.
on May 22nd, 2013
I have been bustling around, distracted, since about three-thirty. Can’t sleep. Too much to think about. I have to be in Gaithersburg to pick up a proposal to deliver tomorrow, the Bulgarians are coming to continue painting and demolish my front bathroom, and a crew is coming to take a load of assorted furniture that [...]
on May 21st, 2013
(Screen capture of the intense tornado that scoured Moore, OK, and Oklahoma City yesterday. Screen capture from email@example.com) “Vast Oklahoma Tornado Kills at Least 91” -NICK OXFORD and MICHAEL SCHWITZ writing in the New York Times It is Spring, finally, which is good, but of course what comes with the change of season is unsettled [...]
on May 20th, 2013
Peter, the leonine aquatic magnate who services the pool has been busy. The deck is power-washed, the gunk of the long long winter has been vacuumed out, the blue water is pristine once more, and the tables and chairs have emerged from storage down in the life-guard office in the basement. A tipping point in [...]