This year, for my birthday, Marshall and I took a roadtrip to Charleston.  Got coffee, a cd of Dylan Thomas reading “A Child’s Christmas in Wales,” some film, and headed out.

Charleston suspension bridge
Here’s a suspension bridge.

Birthday dinner at Graze
Birthday dinner at Graze.  Wild mushroom papardelli with perfect scallops.  So rare, that something is perfect.  And these were perfect.

Marshall at Fort Sumter
Us on our way from Fort Sumter to Sullivan’s Island beach.

Sandpiper on Sullivan's Island beach
Sullivan's Island beach
Charleston park, live oaks

Black Tap Coffee
Black Tap Coffee

Black Tap Coffee
Our coffee getting dripped.

Reading Waiting for the Barbarians at Black Tap
Marshall reading Waiting for the Barbarians and looking grave.