Tuesday, October 30, 2018

301/365/Scary Stuff

Alison says that our accommodations on these Maryland trips are going the way of an illicit love affair. We started in February in a beautiful airbnb: a well-appointed converted-barn-writers-retreat with a full kitchen, surrounded by beautiful farmland. Now, in October, we’re in a mid- to low-level chain hotel with a minifridge and microwave, surrounded by strip malls. “Let’s get this fucking over with!” I joke, and we begin laughing so hard we’re crying. The rental car, too, provokes the follow-up “What’s that smell?”, something we hadn’t noticed in the dark airport rental lot when we just trying to get there already. The faintest whiff of skunk, but there.

4 comments:

  1. Yes, this. Let's just get it over with.

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  2. I'm glad you and Alison have each other through this. And yes, at the current decay rate, you better hurry up. Bates Motel is lurking.

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  3. OMG, it's a Seinfeld episode!

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