They had the outdoor part of the cafe to themselves. NYC summer heat and humidity had chased everyone else away.
The device was simple and small.
Twenty-five young women lined the two walls of the hallway, some sitting, others upright and leaning, book bags and purses scattered about their feet.
I found the address on Seasalter Road, near Graveney, and now stood gazing at the gate of a blissful garden.
The real estate agent folded a blue binder in her arms, pressing it against her breasts. Her face was a mask of smile and professional confidence but her shoulders hunched and her body moved stiffly.
This week’s Elephant Image is “Millenium Park, Chicago” by Joe Rubin.
The sinuous, brown roots that gnarled the remains of his grandmother’s kitchen floor moved as the elderly woman shuffled slowly from the table to the sink.