Here comes the boom
The Friday newsletter bursts into the long holiday weekend like a firework
I am simultaneously possessed by two contradictory thoughts:
First, I cannot believe that 2021 is already halfway over.
Second, I cannot believe that 2021 is only halfway over.
It’s been a very weird year, which I suppose is an improvement to 2020’s Very Bad Year; that’s not to say there haven't been bad things happening in 2021—there have, I won’t list them here—but things are still looking up, relatively.
We’re shaking off the slumber and figuring out to socialize again, how to return to doing the things we wanted to return to doing after not being able to do them last year, and how to avoid returning to the things we don’t. For those of us here in the United States, the long holiday weekend ahead offers a chance for some rest, relaxation, and quiet, thoughtful reflection on—
lmao I had you going for a second there
No, I’m saving the introspection for another day. This weekend? I’ve got a dream in my heart, a cooler full of light beer, and a shopping cart full of illegal fireworks…