Poor Mrs. Drudge.

16 08 2011

My friend Bob Rydell of Montana State told me about this clip, which they’re using at the exhibit he curated for the National Building Museum. The scene is from the “The Middleton Family Visit the New York World’s Fair,” (1939) and the exhibit is on the world’s fairs of the 1930s. The editing is my own, and it actually kind of fits the new theme of this blog:

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16 08 2011
Middle Seaman

As techie as I am, I like to hand wash dishes and pots. It resembles meditation, it’s calming, it’s detailed, it slows the day down. A playwright in an old language in another culture started one of his plays with the line: “every sacred place is also a sad place.” He did his dishes while thinking about writing.

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