We watched The Philadelphia Story last night (it’s good – go rent it). Is it me, or did they hug weirdly in the 40’s & 50’s? Even the most platonic of hugs looks like a most uncomfortable gesture that puts faces awkwardly close together. Picture the woman’s hands on the guys shoulders, her elbows in, and him with his hands on her shoulder blades, faces scant inches apart (the heads aren’t offset like modern-day hugs). Truly bizarre.

I’m heading out to Tanglewood this Sunday for a concert – think dry, non-rainy thoughts.

posted August 2, 2002 – 9:43 am
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