For more than twenty years, I've been going out with friends from college for a drink on Monday nights...
As a social distancing gift to everyone in the family trying very hard to convince ourselves we all love--or at least don't mind--the present situation, the Puddinette ordered us hammock this week, which arrived yesterday. I was initially dubious, but relented when I realized that with the onset of nicer weather, having a place for … Continue reading Socks for Social Distancing, Day 16
On a positive note, it was almost 80 degrees where I live today, meaning that it was the first day of shorts for the year. That also means it was the first day requiring short socks, because wearing crew length socks with cargo shorts is just not a look my 14 year-old daughter would abide. … Continue reading Socks for Social Distancing, Day 15
In a way, though, these are the perfect socks for such a missed occasion. The beer bottles are a nice call out to the event, but if you'll note, they are green bottles. And it's certified objective fact that green beer bottles are a terrible idea.
Here’s to looking forward to the day, hopefully not too far off in the future, when we’ll actually get to hear the ump call out, “Play ball!”
Naturally, this realization made wearing my Gryffindor socks today a clear imperative.
I figured I could also use today as a chance to focus on our pets and such...
And on the tenth day, he did pick a pair of argyles again...
I was thinking happy thoughts and having fond remembrances this morning of the Before Times, lo, 10 days ago, when a person in America could saunter up to a bar and grill—hell, even an Applebee’s, if you were pressed for a spot—and order a big sloppy cheeseburger and a cold beer. They were good times, … Continue reading Socks for Social Distancing, Day 7
I promised something more fun for today than yesterday’s argyle, although truth be told, argyle tops the charts for me pretty much every day. Even so, I’m hoping today’s doughnut themed display doesn’t disappoint.