Things I thought about Monday, because Monday is a downer

The baby bluebirdsDriving with the windows down Mina's purple velour track suit Wine, a new bottle Warm nights The sound of bugs, but not bugs in our house The Go Team album Food Network on satellite radio Cute shirts that are inappropriate for work but appropriate for after The May primary being nearly over Getting a drink before dinner at a favorite restaurant A hot shower when allergies are particularly bad The prospect of new flip flops that are not falling apart Staying home summer weekends Lifetime movies, both awful and compelling The story my Dad once told me about the guy who put his sheets in the freezer to ensure his bed was ultra-cool and refreshing each night Soup Clean, professional offices "The Backyardigans", which follows "Face the Nation," which follows "CBS Sunday Morning" Charles Kuralt's legacy