Why are we starting on Tuesday this week? Well, because TJ gave me a tour of his hometown (Chicago) this past weekend, and Monday morning I couldn't move—aside from using my thumb to type an email to my manager, to tell her I wasn't coming in. There's more to this tale, of course, and some day On the Rocks will be blessed with it. But for now I'll just say that one weekend ain't enough. I need a Chitown redo. Maybe sometime when the temperature is in the double digits.
For now, I'm holding onto all of the warm thoughts I can muster. And few can inspire more warm thoughts than Georgia Salpa: