Tag: covid

It’s a cruel summer, indeed

I was listening to my iPod, while walking in this extreme heat. I have this silly goal of 10,000 steps each day. Even in this heat. Sigh. I’m too committed. Anyway, there I am walking, listening to music when Bananarama’s song Cruel Summer comes on. I stopped mid-step […]

Dinner parties with the haters

A long time ago I used to love throwing dinner parties. I enjoyed cooking “non-traditional” dishes and having people just sit and chat at a small table. One time I went through with a dinner even though a hurricane had just ripped through the neighborhood a few hours […]

A dream hangover

The past two years have been surreal. Almost as if we were stuck inside a Dali or Magritte painting. You know, maybe the Philosopher’s Lamp or the Persistence of Memory. The melting of time. That’s an apt description for the past two years. During this melting of time, […]