Two things to do today where you don't need to hear a thing!
Appreciate spring. We've certainly waited long enough for it. These yellow and pink Magnolias are in Riverside Park in Manhattan.
On second thought, it's nice to hear the birds too, and there's no need to understand what they're saying.
Second, commemorate Patriot's Day by leafing through "Our Boston," a lovely and often funny collection of essays by writers about the city they love. Edited by Andrew Blauner. Mariner Books.