In Robert Hass's book, Poet's Choice, he writes that, "We have lost our sense of the heroic scale of this achievement," the achievement of the wide-scale ability to read in this country. And perhaps as we give thanks that we can read, it is also a good day to give thanks for summer serenity, the permission to nap mid-day. Yesterday was hot but today is perfect for a refreshing after-lunch nap outside under the trees. I've already indulged.
Napped half the day -