Tag # 000247
Virginia is well known in Iowa City, she used
to run a consignment shop in town and still has a house full
of stuff from when it was open. I used to work with her at the
Motley Cow Cafe.
She gave me this shirt last spring when I spent
a few hours on her porch one afternoon drinking PBR cans and
enjoying what's left of her great view. Every year or two the
Hospital next door tears down a few more of the houses in the
neighborhood to accommodate parking for the doctor's Lexi and
This shirt is damn near threadbare, well worn
indeed, and in Iowa that usually means hard honest labor, not
like a well worn shirt from a day trader who buys and sells
junkbonds and calls it a job.