Chris shea's Blog – June 2011 Archive (3)

Mean Girl

One day when I was in high school I was sitting on a bench in the locker room of the girls' gym waiting to go outside and play tennis.  Well, play tennis is kind of a stretch.  Try and play tennis is more like it. Several of us were sitting on the bench tying our sneakers when there was a very loud thump on the bench behind me.  It shook the entire thing.  I…


Added by chris shea on June 30, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Nothing Loves You Like A Dog

Recently I was stopped at a traffic light when I saw a homeless man struggling with his shopping cart.  It was on a sloping portion of the sidewalk and he appeared to be trying to put his bedroll and a few other belongings inside, but the slope was winning and the wheels were turning and he was clearly not having a good morning.

Sitting close beside both the man and…


Added by chris shea on June 16, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

"The Usual, Chris?"

Last weekend while wandering around Williams Sonoma I came across a particularly affable woman who was demo-ing a new little espresso machine for home use.  It uses tiny pods filled with coffee to brew one cup of espresso at a time.  It's nice because the pods are recyclable, the coffee inside them is sustainable, and, here's the real hook:  it's way cheaper than going out to…


Added by chris shea on June 2, 2011 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

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