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  • Many places on this trip, I have come upon rain.
    Gray skies make me cry and not want to change my clothes.
    I miss my California sunshine.

    Now, I am Boston and again…the rain.
    On top of that, but what is up with Boston’s 4G?
    The internet here is slow and making my work take all damn day.

    To try to pick things up, I wake up and listen to my cousin and his girlfriend’s newborn baby’s breathe. Such a happy ending.

    Then, I put my socks with clocks on them underneath my boots. These socks make me smile. Clock socks. I step outside. Downpour. Third day straight.


    I head to the train and head to Boston’s downtown.
    Today, I get to meet a friend from Cowbird, a place where kindred spirits tell tales and then press LOVE.

    I get to the place and again, what is up with Boston’s 4G?
    Finally, I get to my Gmail and my first Cowbird story I read this morning is from Burt Kemper “Fool for Love.”

    I start my work and put in my earphones to listen to a song that Burt’s story made me think of. All of sudden, the song blares throughout Starbuck’s

    “All You Need is Love!”

    I panic to get this song back to my earphones. A man stops me and says,

    “No, let it play.”

    I do and everyone in Starbuck’s smiles back at me.

    “Love is all you need!”

    Perhaps, somewhere in Boston's rain and bad 4G hides a damn good day.
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