To-do list

Dear internet,

things i like to do that i can’t right now

1. sit in afterwords with a beer n’ wings

2. listen to the metro lady say, “stand back! doors closing”

3. sip indoor coffee made by a barista

4. wander around the library listening to the rustle of people reading

5. engage in light banter with strangers at the social safeway

6. watch il Bambino smush his face against the window / lick the seats on the wmata bus

7. visit Nonna and Pop-pop in the suburbs

8. walk through the hallways of my building without holding my breath

9. make eye contact with strangers (whyyyy do I think it’s somehow safer not to? it’s like a weird reflex)

10. breathe easy