Years and years ago my cousin Bobby told me a story about visiting his sister Patti and her wee kids, while Mikey T was at work. He announced "I've got ice cream!" Patti immediately shooshed him and said, "Don't just give it to them! Make them go outside and play on the swingset for an hour first!"
So that's what we did in P-Town, in honor of Patti, and her wee kids, and her ice-cream-bearing brother. We earned our beers.
Sunday Morning Coming Down indeed.
But back to earning our beers . . .
Everything was dreamy and out-of-season and lonely-looking . . .
. . . or Provincetown's mighty Pilgrim Monument, the tallest all-granite structure in the United States, which Mistah mysteriously kept calling "The Obelisk."