Dowager Chic, Dowager Not Shocked

The trains were so crazy last night. A woman carrying many bags and very wild energy–she might have been homeless, she might have been a very wealthy eccentric–entered my subway car, slapped me in the face, then burst into tears. I need help! Help! she cried. Someone else needs to step in here, I said. Then I opened my book. I have lived in NYC for 25 years. it is starting to show.

"All, everything I understand, I understand only because I love."
― Leo Tolstoy