i made a new years resolution for 2011 to meet in person all 325 of my facebook friends. 325 friends, 365 days, 13 countries, close to 60,000 miles on planes, trains and automobiles.
at the end of the year, my house sold. my sons live in new york and ohio and neither of them really wanted me to move in with them. i had no place i had to be and i had spent a year being everywhere so i could choose.
this past month, i took an apartment.
i could have gotten one of those prefab homes in nome that i saw, or moved into the mumbai holiday inn which is the swankest place i stayed. i could have opened a fruit stall in mexico city in the neighborhood i visited or i could rent one of those sweet apartments i saw in dortmund, germany. but no, i ended up back in winnetka and i didn’t have to click my heels three times to know there’s no place like it.
but of course i have facebook friends to see in other parts of the world. new friends on facebook. i just got back from kentucky and i think the next trip is ontario and from there new york.