The day before yesterday I was pleased to find my book in the South Philadelphia Branch of the Free Library.
Of course, within an hour of that pleasurable moment I was in a huge fracas at 29th and Reed that involved the cops being called. I was taking some photos of a pickup baseball game that was apparently about the equivalent to 9/11 according to some neighbors. Oh, Grays Ferry! I was thinking a lot about how so many neighborhoods have changed in the last 20 years, but Grays Ferry has held onto it's own place through the years.
And Charday Laverty update:
Loves the army but broke her hip in basic training. Just a stress fracture, she'll be in rehab for a few more weeks. Expects to be shipped out to Iraq within the next year.