The grim news left the world more beat up than yesterday.
It was time to remember the most beautiful harbor in the world.
And have a cup of coffee with Mimi
at one of our favorite stores for a brief reprieve from fear and worry, except perhaps that the curtains wouldn't work out and require a trip to return things. Which meant maybe more shopping.
Several cups and many hours later, now with a heavy bag but a lighter heart, the harbor felt like Florence's ghost
reminding me a little denial was not a bad thing. And she was right. When there wasn't enough bucks for a vacation or a flight off the planet, all you needed was a hearty cup of coffee
, some shopping and the company of a good friend
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