"Coe is 81 now, and had recently undergone angioplasty, but he did not seem infirm. He was dressed in khaki trousers, a polo shirt, and a sport coat. Sliding into a leather chair, he said, 'Tell me your story' - his standard opening with a stranger. Then, in a looping, elliptical narrative, he told me his."
-- from a story on Doug Coe and the C Streeet House that I ripped out of September 13, 2010's New Yorker without copying down the author and title info. Ooops. Still, I love the idea of doing this.