Incidents of Joy, Saturday
- Jo-Ann Fabric: college kid clerk at recognized my Hamilton shirt, which started a conversation about the musical, acting, and taking risks.
- The old man checking receipts at an exit wore a badge with the name Clyde. “Hi, Clyde!” I said, and he smiled broadly.
- Freesia at Trader Joe’s
- Kalamata olive bread dipped in olive oil
- Getting off the freeway. Finally.
Tom O’Roughley, WB Yeats
“Though logic choppers rule the town,
And every man and maid and boy
Has marked a distant object down,
An aimless joy is a pure joy,”
Or so did Tom O’Roughley say
That saw the surges running by,
‘And wisdom is a butterfly
And not a gloomy bird of prey”