When stuff becomes ‘normal’

There are still big things, the things that are still a bit of a jolt when they happen.

Like having to sign up for a time to go to the museum.

Like being in a museum for the first time since … since … since …? <<Tries to shuffle files in brain from the Before Times, finds nothing.>>

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A night out, at home

I was dispatched to get the pizza.

There wasn’t any particular reason, except Suzi had taken the car out a couple days ago to go grocery shopping, and I hadn’t since the weekend, when I went to the drugstore down the hill to grab a subscription.

She figured she didn’t want to have all the fun.

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A little Saturday reading

I’m always scouring the internet for interesting reads, but I didn’t think I’d come across something by a speechwriter for former Defense Secretary James Mattis on …

… how today’s obsessive selfie-takers could learn something from Rembrandt on this, the 350th anniversary of his death.

But sometimes you find stuff.

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New York, New York: What a day

I had to know what was going on at the Majestic Delicatessen Cafe.

Not specifically what was happening inside — I’ve never set foot in the place — but what was being promoted there, after my buddy Craig wrote one of the funniest replies I’ve ever seen to a Facebook post I wrote last year. Continue reading “New York, New York: What a day”