2. The way to save money on bars and restaurants is to buy my own alcohol. Thus: have ingredients for Johnson Cocktail in the freezer; had Johnson Cocktail before dinner, and contented myself with prawns and pot stickers and leftover rice.
3. Weather is March-mild. Night lawns and front gardens breathe off the damp chill that usually comes from melted snow but today comes from last night's rain.
4. Wrote the emails I've procrastinated on writing and feel the world lifted from my shoulders.