Dear Miss Fantastic


I watched Le Samourai this morning, and understood far more without the subtitles than I did watching a Japanese film recently. A couple of the scenes made me long for Paris and fluency. Sigh. I haven’t listened to Japanese lessons for days, but then I’ve been on vacation and the downtime hasn’t presented itself.

I love it out here in California — the produce, the sourdough, the coffee, the climate, the ocean, the friends, and the family — but I’m going to be glad to get home to my kitchen and its dangerous proliferation of baked goods. Tricky, fabulous New York… what have you done to me? I usually want to stay away from home forever.

Trivia: this postcard was sent to Indio, and I’m staying with someone who grew up in Indio.

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One thought on “Dear Miss Fantastic

  1. We are magnetic opposites when we travel. This gem was waiting for me when I got back from Costa Rica, and I quick turned around for a business trip….

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