1) The undeniable glamor of meeting a friend for drinks at the Parker House after work was gilded by learning it was his birthday, and then mitigated by the unglamor of grocery shopping afterward.
2) Between these two essential engagements, I was horrified to see that ye Gucky was inspired by my pink leopard skin wrapping paper (see above). Just . . . no.
3) And for a little night music, the finale of Ein Walzertraum.