[book]The Death and Life of Great American Cities – Jane Jacobs

Just wanted to share this phrase reading <The Death and Life of Great American Cities> by Jane Jacobs

[…] It is time for me to hurry to work too, and I exchange my ritual farewell with Mr. Lofaro, the short, thick bodied, white-aproned fruit man who stands outside his doorway a little up the street, his arms folded, his feet planted, looking solid as the earth itself. We nod; we each glance quickly up and down the street, then look back at each other and smile. We have done this many a morning for more than ten years, and we both know what it means: all is well. […]

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what we might be lack of these days in our spectacular-ordinary life,
cheers.

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