30 Things I Love Right Now: March 2022

(1) Digressing. (2) Making a mix tape for my wife. Which has these songs on it: (3)She’s the One” by Bruce Springsteen (4)Your Song” by Elton John (5)Cover Me Up” (live from the Ryman) by Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit (6)Lady May” by Tyler Childers (7)Do I Move You?” by Nina Simone (8)All My Love” by Led Zeppelin (9)When I’m Sixty Four” by the Beatles (10)The Haves” by Eddie Vedder and the Earthlings (11)Falling Slowly” by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova (12)Lean on Me” by Bill Withers (13)At This Point In My Life” by Tracy Chapman (14)She’s Got a Way” (live at the Paradise, Boston, MA – 1980) by Billy Joel (15)Sweet Thing” by Van Morrison (16)She’s Good” by the Jackson Five (17)Boundless Love” by John Prine (18) Music. (19) Love. (20) Lunch with my friend Jason, long overdue. (21) Hokies basketball. Regardless of what happens in Milwaukee tomorrow afternoon. (22) Forest Park, Birmingham, Alabama. Which is to say: (23) New coordinates. (Location, location, location.) (24) the Marbles. (25) A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan. (26) Springtime in Alabama. Incomparable. (27) Ezra. (Whom I never met.) Still. (28) Lamb shanks. (29) Sam Amidon. (And mire poix. Thyme. Fingerling potatoes. Rosemary. Mint. Garlic. Swiss chard. Etc.) (30) All the rabbit holes in a messy life (in the digital age) that lurches toward something like betterment.

2 thoughts on “30 Things I Love Right Now: March 2022

  1. TJ, all I can see that you missed is fresh ground coffee. While I am limping along hoping to maintain what is left of my crystallized intelligence, I can see yours still is quite fluid. Eclectic is the word!


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