because summertime in the Chi is the best time
theantidote:

Peach Basil Amaretto Spritzer
for two.1 donut peach, sliced.4-5 leaves of basil.3 T amaretto liquor.2/3 cup soda.1/2 lime, squeezed.2 cubes ice each.
Muddle the peach and basil with the lemon juice. Shake with the amaretto. Divide between two glasses. Add the ice cubes and top with soda. Serve with sprig of basil and slices of peach as garnish.

theantidote:

Peach Basil Amaretto Spritzer

for two.
1 donut peach, sliced.
4-5 leaves of basil.
3 T amaretto liquor.
2/3 cup soda.
1/2 lime, squeezed.
2 cubes ice each.

Muddle the peach and basil with the lemon juice. Shake with the amaretto. Divide between two glasses. Add the ice cubes and top with soda. Serve with sprig of basil and slices of peach as garnish.

sometimes you meet someone, and it’s so clear that the two of you, on some level belong together. as lovers, or as friends, or as family, or as something entirely different. you just work, whether you understand one another or you’re in love or you’re partners in crime. you meet these people throughout your life, out of nowhere, under the strangest circumstances, and they help you feel alive. i don’t know if that makes me believe in coincidence, or fate, or sheer blind luck, but it definitely makes me believe in something.
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I would also add Catholicism.

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