In a Lonely Place on 12-23-2019

The ideal is to take unpredictable actions, which more effectively reveal the truth. If a woman like Gloria, instead of speaking into my ear, spoke into my bowtie, I’d know that either she was the most wonderfully original creature ever to grace the earth, or a nutcase to be avoided at all costs, too cute by half. Either way, the strangeness would reveal more of what we both were required to know.⠀