Reading: Just finished W. G. Sebald’s The Rings of Saturn.

Audio: The Cure, especially The Top.

Video: Tell Me Who I Am on Netflix. (Intense.) Never Have I Ever. (Warm-hearted.)

Never Have I Ever

Never Have I Ever

Eats & Treats: Superiority Burger gelato. Ripe cherries and strawberries.

Drink: I had a really good “Stormy Mojito” on my birthday.

Garb: Two flowy (and machine-washable) Indian-style dresses from the Anna Sui x Uniqlo collection.

Beauty Products: Between the humidity and the unprecedented lag between salon visits, I need to tame my hair more than usual. Digging out my bottles of DevaCurl Styling Cream and Garnier Fructis Curl Sculpt Conditioning Cream Gel.

Pleasure: We’ve tried one or two socially distanced outdoor chats with local friends, just two of them and two of us. Baby steps!

Plans: Spend more time outside. Eat more gelato. Maybe find a meditation app with a voice that doesn’t irritate me, thus defeating the purpose!

Image: Henri Meunier, June. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. M15514.7