_I remember when I first saw the Talking Heads concert film, Stop Making Sense. I was in Munich so it must have been the winter of 1985-86. I don't recall so much the film, as walking the city afterwards with my friends and feeling unutterably happy. I was in love, I was abroad, I was young and infinite, and David Byrne was brilliant. It was good to be human.
This week some friends had given Monica some garden loot, and so I made tzatziki with yogurt and garlic and cucumber. And Monica made spicy kebobs from Scott's beef, and a salad of tomatoes, olives, feta, cucumber, red onions and vinegar. We put pitas in the toaster until they swelled into steam-ful spheres. And though I failed to find retsina, the Toasted Head Chardonnay rose to the occasion.
And we watched the movie and god-dammit, it was still good to be human.