That restaurant shingle promising Free Crab tomorrow.
That fresh start sudsing with promise, easy as the reset button on a laundromat machine.
The voice of 9 year old Lea Salonga in Repertory Philippines’ “Annie,” betting her bottom dollar on the sun pre-climate change.
Every apocalyptic movie we’ve inhabited for the space of a large buttered popcorn and soda combo.
Rain forecast, and increasingly warming temperatures on until Christmas day.
How we kept saying we’d just pick up a fresh Christmas tree at the last minute, and when we did all the lots were out.
How we settled for “like real” 7.5 foot Colorado spruce in a box, petroleum-based plastic that bacteria will leave alone the next 400 years, or virtually forever.