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Blustery Saturday Errand Style. . .

 


 

Wife and child are away for a few days visiting grandparents, so yours truly has been left alone to run wild.  In keeping with that theme, I headed out to run a few errands on Saturday midday, including dropping off a couple of warm weather things -- a beige suit and tan sports jacket with brown  windowpane overlay -- at the tailor.  These were left for later last fall.  

Well, we have come to later, and warmer weather will eventually reach Michigan, so time to have a few last things seen to as part of The Great Alteration.

My other Saturday errand included a visit to the supermarket to pick up a few things.  Most important was a new loaf of cinnamon raisin bread.  Living out there on the bloody edge, I realize, but it is my favorite breakfast food, toasted or right out of the bag, and a couple of pieces go wonderfully with fresh, strong black coffee.

Otherwise, the wild abandon the last few days has included binging on various 21st century neo-noirs during the evenings, movies that are too psychologically dark for my wife to enjoy, including the Chinese film Long Day's Journey into Night (2018) by Bi Gan.  A bit slow in places at 2+ hours in length, but definitely in the film noir camp, so right up my ally.

-- Heinz-Ulrich



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