Robert (gurdonark) wrote,

The Chess Set

I drove into downtown Dallas for work yesterday. Downtown remains sparsely peopled, as most companies practice work-from-home. I looked inside 39 boxes. A nice man named George showed me a chess set he owned. A friend gave it to him--hand-made with each piece a downtown Dallas landmark. I was glad to hear its story.

The weather is cloudy and somewhat cooler,  a faint glimmering that a storm is hitting many hundreds of miles away. Hurricane Laura made landfall in southwestern Louisiana and southeastern Texas last night.

from Dreamwidth, because two posts of the same text are twice as nice

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