1. Has this felt like the longest week ever? I can barely make words go on the page, I haven’t sewn anything, the weather is beautiful but I just sit inside… hopefully a long weekend will help. Also, this is good to remember:

2. A year of quiet collective trauma notwithstanding, it’s been nice to realize that I’m vaccinated and can do things like go to dinner again. I’m meeting a friend for lunch today and meeting her nine-month-old baby (Little Loaf) for the first time!

3. And as we all emerge from our shells into the world this summer, let’s remember CicadaBro: