Please make me a guest on your cooking show.

My most vivid post-pandemic dream.

Things are still mostly bad right now. There’s no denying that. As the herky-jerky rollout of the coronavirus vaccines finally begins to smooth out and gain steam, though, it’s possible to start dreaming about The Times After—about what we’ll do whenever the pandemic is finally, mercifully done and life can return to whatever it is we’ll call normal by …

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