"Are you participating in something here, or just hanging out?" was my opening line (no line at all, really). And so began the interaction. I failed (but succeeded, read on for that part), but my failure got me thinking about the value of practice, of repetition.
The "tourist" gambit
Ok, it's really no gambit at all. Though I was telling her the truth when I said I was visiting. It's really just an excuse to ask questions about the city. During a recent vacation in San Francisco, I…Read more→