‘It Began to Pour as I Started Across Town. I Had Neither an Umbrella nor a Rain Hat.’
Walking in the Rain
On weekends, I try to allow extra time to get from Queens to Manhattan by subway. But on this particular day I had not realized how far I would have to walk from the station to the West Village theater where I was going.
It began to pour as I started across town. I had neither an umbrella nor a rain hat and was holding a magazine over my small wool hat to try to keep myself dry.
As I approached Seventh Avenue, I decided to double-check that...