Liquidating patriotism

So I deaccessioned the first installment of my grandmother’s coin collection today. This installment consisted of a red toolbox filled to the brim with quarters. Forty-eight rolls of quarters (various statehood commemoratives), plus several dozen little Ziploc bags. Three thousand quarters, plus a few Susan B. Anthonys, several Sacagaweas, and four rolls of nickels. That’sContinue reading “Liquidating patriotism”

Week 7 on Corona time

My neighbor, being a neighborly sort of fellow, decided to DJ this afternoon (a Saturday), not just for his daughter’s 11th birthday, but really for the delectation of the entire neighborhood. He held a dance party. His daughter’s cousins won. I went over to thank him for his neighborliness. It striking me that (a) hostingContinue reading “Week 7 on Corona time”

What I did on Corona time.

Lost 10 pounds.  Because walking to work and eating salads every day is gonna turn me into a fuckin’ sandwich brigade girl. Found a new favorite dry vermouth.  As a gift from my dearest, longest-term friend. Drank my way through every decent rose there is on the market.  Why are two of these items alcohol-related?Continue reading “What I did on Corona time.”