What I Learned This Week: #211

Monday, September 13 – Sunday, September 19, 2021 The Week in Covid Testing: The thing about getting medical procedures during Covid is you have to pass a Covid test to move on to the actual medical activity. On Monday, I dutifully went to the hospital for my free, doctor ordered, pre-“op” test. I was thereContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #211”

What I Learned This Week: #210

Tuesday, September 7 – Saturday, September 12, 2021 The Week in Music – Indie: This week marked my return to attending an official (buy a ticket, go to a music venue) concert. St. Vincent (the musical name of entertainer Annie Clark) played the brand new Icon stage downtown. She sounded great. The staging was funContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #210”

What I Learned This Week: #209

Monday, August 30 – Monday, September 6, 2021 The Week in, Whoa, September Already?: That’s it. On September 1, I simply could not believe it was September and summer was, essentially, over. I don’t think I drank enough gin and tonics or rum and cokes to make it FEEL like summer. Now it’s too late.Continue reading “What I Learned This Week: #209”

What I Learned This Week: #208

Monday, August 23 – Sunday, August 28, 2021 The Week in Mortality: Though I didn’t find out out about the death of one of my high school/college buddies until the end of the week, Joe’s death is my personal headline of the week. I had to miss the service, but I did make the post-funeralContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #208”

What I Learned This Week: #205

Monday, July 26 – Sunday, August 1, 2021 The Day in (Briefly) Christmas in July: One one of the week’s hottest, humidest, sunniest days, I crossed the street in front of a car with the windows down blaring “We are the World.” I couldn’t quite find my place in the song in the few secondsContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #205”

What I Learned This Week: #204

Monday, July 19 – Sunday, July 25, 2021 The Week in Conspicuous Consumption: I vaguely remember ordering a candle wick trimmer weeks ago when my scissors we not…cutting it…as far as reaching down into a jar candle. I guess one day I must have had enough. Part of my reaction to the pandemic is toContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #204”