For Valerie, who knows where to buy happy pigs and who understands the joy of having half a cow in the freezer.
Caption: the meat would be here. I think?
Caption: The pig is always here.
Caption: But we don’t starve.
The best stocked supermarket in Havana.
There are always olives; twice, jam.
Nobody ever buys the pig; frostbitten,
I think it is only there for show.
Coming next: I don’t want to spoil it, but there might be skating involved.
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And … would you?
Jane: Because you’ve always wanted to be a patron of the arts, and you know that artists can’t pay for groceries with exposure.