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Looking Back - De File
Does Collecting Make You Feel Dirty?
cbertsch
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Looking Back
The view from the back of Jillian and Doug's new place in West Oakland does not differ markedly from the one you would have seen in the 1920s:

I love that sense of continuity, even if I know that the large brick building has probably been converted into studios or apartments. And I love that light.

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From: bobo_amargo Date: February 3rd, 2006 06:26 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)

Bienvenido to the Beast (in Pig Latin)

Land, as Archie deBunker used to put it, of (organic) fruits and nuts. Help yourself!
cbertsch From: cbertsch Date: February 4th, 2006 01:49 am (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)

Re: Bienvenido to the Beast (in Pig Latin)

Thanks! I feel a little more grounded today. I do love it here.
From: ex_benlinus Date: February 4th, 2006 03:50 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
I keep looking at this and it could just as easily be someone's backyard on Appleton Street in Lowell, MA. Weird.
cbertsch From: cbertsch Date: February 4th, 2006 05:16 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
Totally. That part of the East Bay looks a lot like an Eastern Seaboard town. But the people don't talk so funny. . . :-)
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