1. Evites

2. Late Sunday mornings

3. Side patios

4. Customer reward cards

5. The Sunday New York Times Magazine

6. Evite reminders

7. Unwrapped presents for daughter’s friend’s birthday party

8. Cicada tourism

9. Backyard cookouts as kids’ Birthday Parties where parents are also invited

10. Summer ale

11. Dead cicadas

12. Recycle bins remaining in the cul-de-sac four days after pick-up day

13. Mason jars as regular drinking mugs

14. A text from Marty asking if I got the evite reminder to bring the bocce ball set

15. Magazine subscription form from that customer reward card to be used for Marty’s kid’s birthday present

16. God, we should move two towns over

17. A ten-hour slog before tonight’s Mad Men ep with the expectation that, before then, someone (I won’t name names) will once again crack wise about who’s leaving recycle bins out all week and “undermining the integrity of our charming neighborhood” during a brief aside from grill-side chit-chat about his Tumblr

18. Dejection soaked in a mason jar of Sunday morning summer ale

19. Daft Punk stealth marketing analyses

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Meh List: 4, 8, 19
Things I’m staring at: 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 18
Both: 1, 10, 13, 17