Wednesday, October 10, 2018

America and space

In America there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is — that is what makes America what it is.
Gertrude Stein
That certainly struck me with great force when we were driving on our vacation.


  1. Gertrude Stein famously remarked about going back to her hometown of Oakland CA and not recognizing it from what she had remembered of it, that "There is no 'There' there."

    America's got a whole lot of 'There' there, I guess?