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Where’d I Go?!

Where’d I Go?!

Well, it’s been quite a while since I last wrote. Seven months, to be exact. I’ve had several topics burn holes in my brain over that time — so much so that I jotted notes on bar napkins, my phone, this laptop…everywhere it seems, except, the Moleskine notebook I’ve kept in my car for a decade-plus for just such a purpose — but I simply never knuckled down and actually WROTE the damned things. I blame no one but myself…

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A New Path

A New Path

Dinner on a recent evening was takeout Chinese food enjoyed on the foredeck of Further beneath a sterling twilight. That Annapolis had to endure an honest-to-god tornado a day or two earlier—seriously, the damage the twister left behind was really impressive to these genteel East Coast eyes—was a small price to pay…THAT’S how gorgeous an evening it was. And I hadn’t had American-Chinese food in ages. So as I always do, I ordered WAY too much: a little egg-drop soup…

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An Ounce(?) of Prevention

An Ounce(?) of Prevention

I’ve taken to wearing a mask again whenever I’m inside, despite the fact that I’ve been fully vaccinated since the first day of June. I haven’t been totally diligent about it: I meet a bunch of friends for brunch most Saturdays; I play hockey twice a week; I went to a friend’s birthday party yesterday—and at none of those events do/did I wear a mask. Sidebar: Playing hockey while wearing a mask was BRUTAL. I’m SO glad that’s over. It…

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