A Happy Meeting

I ran into an old friend last night and we had a great time. We met at a new place downtown that's been there a few months, but I had not been there yet.

You know when this happens, you haven't seen them in a long while, but you pick up right where you left off? That's how this was. We didn't miss a beat.

Have we changed over the years? Sure, but I recognized my friend right away. Little things that were said, the things that made us laugh and smile were still the same.

And the time just flew! I sat back and soaked up the fun of our renewed friendship. And it was extra special to share the experience with my son and son-in-law. They were aware of the friendship, but had never really met before.

I guess we spent two hours together - just me and Jim.

And Scott.

And Leonard.

And Chekov and Sulu and Uhura.

And Spock.

I can't wait to see them again.


It Occurs To Me: Tugs, Tootsies, and Burritos

It occurs to me that, in the iconic images category, tugboats get no respect.

It occurs to me that Tootsie Rolls are the skim milk of the chocolate world.

It occurs to me that the reason I like to order a burrito with barbacoa at Chipotle is because I like to say, "barbacoa."