The former US Senator and Northern Ireland envoy George Mitchell has been appointed as Middle East envoy by new US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
I’m a very biased, and very proud native central Mainer, but that aside, this is a fantastic choice. Obama’s rolling out the A team early—this is a very clear (and I suspect to be globally well-received) signal that the new administration is serious about diplomacy. This is adults taking over.
Now this: Lagunitas Brewing Company’s “Hairy Eyeball” has just made its seasonal return to local shelves.
So long as the universe is tossing out happy surprises today, I’d be thrilled if a mid-40’s vintage Conn 10M tenor would magically appear on my doorstep.
Or a peanut butter cookie would work just fine. No drama.