Tag Archives: Closets

downsizing; latvian style

So, we’re going from a two room apartment in Manhattan, to a five room apartment in Rīga, and I don’t think this is what I actually had invisioned when I talked about “downsizing.” I’m downsizing Latvian style. I’m apprehensively ecstatic, tilting from giddy to disbelieving and back to giddy as quickly as the weather here […]


women working

This woman was working at the Burger Joint, in the Le Parker Meridien here in New York City. The conditions in which she and her co-workers were working were cramped to say the least. There were four of them in a space the size of a small closet. I hate to sound Pollyanna, I’m definitely […]