Melissa: What else is there?
Me: In my day, clogs were enough. We knew who we were.
Melissa: You walk in, and it’s something random. Like puppies.
Me: And lightbulbs. Clogs, puppies and lightbulbs. It’s not intuitive, but it really works out.
Melissa: People love it!
Me: I’m telling you, we cannot keep the puppies in stock.
I find myself oddly in love with Detroit. I didn’t know much about it before we left, but it turns out to be kind of magically empty. There are people everywhere, just not as many as you expect to see given the infrastructure. All these gorgeous buildings are being left to themselves, like giant, crazy-expensive sculptures. Plus there’s all this amazing modernist architecture going for a song. It feels like it’s on the verge of a thousand artists descending and making it a freaky creative wonderland. Anyway, I didn’t have much time to go on photo safari, but here are a few shots I got. If you’re looking for shots of Melissa and her crew, they’re on Flickr.
Melissa and I went shopping. It was so much fun that I think I’m flying home a little broken. Anyway, we have many more purchases to show you. Just you wait. In the meantime, here are my finds: