* It was refreshing to both body and mind to be away on vacation. Instead of visiting JFK to catch a plane that would takes us to a far away land, we simply took the subway to Manhattan (Lower East Side, Liberty and Ellis islands, MET Museum) and Queens (Rocakways Beach).
* My dad turned 70. Zoom birthday wishes. Sake, wine and beer.
* “Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the liberal conscience of America’s Supreme Court, died on September 18th, aged 87” – as written in The Economist