No, I've never watched The Wire and your references will be lost on me.* Yes, I'll get to it.
I am headed for Baltimore from Tuesday til Thursday. I haven't been there since a day trip from DC when I was a kid where I saw an 18th Century Man-o-War and the rest of my family got lost in the projects looking for Edgar Allen Poe's house.
In honor of the trip, here's a cut from the super-depressing Lyle Lovett album, Joshua Judges Ruth
I'm going for work, not pleasure. But I hope to have fun working, which, you know, weirder things have happened.
*The only characters' names I know from The Wire are Omar and Bubbles and I know what happens to Omar because the internet is full of people who hate narrative payoff, I guess.