November 8 - Long Day's Journey Info
Up before dawn, three newspapers to read, how is it possible to compose page 8 of Double Piano Concerto ("Fellow Travellers"): II?
Out the door 45 minutes late,
with more delays re financial machinations and petrol, line at the latter institution well nigh out the door...
Given all the potential traffic manifestations from here to San Jose,
will our protagonist make the flight?
the Santa Cruz
in view of Monterey Bay and the Santa Lucias,
evolutionary plains of Texas,
sunshiney landing into Houston.
After the requisite layover,
off again into the
darkness of the East,
eventually illumined in northern New Jersey,
touching down at snow-strewn New York's
a terribly long, suspenseful wait for the rental car,
well nigh an hour --
but at last off,
over the pricey
Narrows ($13), not as-steepy Jersey Turnpikey ($4.60), the unobvious turns to 196 and 295, absurd mileage markers and conceptual layouts, over the Walt Whitman to Pennsylvania, 95, 495, 1, a soft pretzel (one of the standard Philadelphia food groups), to Bette and George's we go. Again, not likely to be composing The Decameron - Third Day: Novel V. "Ricciardo Zima Gives a Horse to Messer Francesco Vergellesi" (page 6) and pdf'ing At a Photo Shop (5) after all of this.
907 MB (88.58%) of the 1024 MB left... it's going to be close...