It's a lovely summer thing to have a day off in the middle of the week, and I'm enjoying it. I have three interviews in the works, and so I'll make some progress on those, and write tomorrow's column for the Weeklings... on what, I have some ideas, but I'm not sure yet. I find the best way to beckon inspiration is to start with a couple hours of absolutely nothing. I've been spending lots of time in soulful solitude lately. After years of taking care of other people so well, I'm finally learning, slowly, how to do it for myself. Later, I may roast some Cornish game hens, continue happily experimenting with my new juicer, or go out. I'll do whatever I want. Above, my new "official" photo by Zack DeZon.