“Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.” –Thoreau

15 January 2009

Thoughts on the El.

"She was the sort of woman who looked up from her book to discover a man across the aisle, newspaper lying in his lap, staring at her thoughtfully-- as if she were the most pleasant place to rest one's eyes. As if men on the train needed something lovely to look at while they contemplated nothing at all. Yes, she was just that sort of girl."