While I think about long-term visions, P keeps us grounded on the important details of the present, like dessert.

Panel 1: me enumerating an endless list of ambitions for the next 10 years while P, my partner, listens attentively while looking dashing in his COVID beginner’s ponytail; Panel 2: P declares that he wants to master drawing a straight line… Panel 3: … and eat the rest of the brownie we ordered from Chicago Diner. “Great plan!” I respond enthusiastically.