Friday, January 1st
What better way to start the new year?
Aretha Franklin, “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” (G. Goffin, C. King, J. Wexler), live, Washington, D.C., 2015
New Year’s Day—
everything is in blossom!
I feel about average.
—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), translated from Japanese by Robert Hass