Coffee Log, Year 2, Day 228


Coffee:  Americano, Triangle Coffee Roasters

I was hungry at eight pm. I hadn’t had dinner, a light lunch, small breakfast. I got the keys for the car and walked out. It was dark out. It was warm, and the neighbors were all around the fire pit. Too nice, I didn’t want to take the car.

I’ve gone on lots of walks around my neighborhood but not often at night. I left the complex and walked along the road. There weren’t enough streetlights to see where my feet were going. A breeze, fast traffic, dead leaves. I walked three familiar blocks but they weren’t familiar anymore.

Night takes away your day to day securities. You can’t stand on the foundations you’ve built up. But you get back something better, its rough, it’s filling, it’s uncomfortably you.

I ended up buying takeout at the Mediterranean. The pita stayed hot the whole way home.

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Rihaku: The night is short, walk on girl!

From the film ‘The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl,’ Directed by Masaaki Yuasa