Yesterday was my friend C’s memorial service. I was happy to honor her by singing in the choir. It was strange to see her family members there. The service was partly for us, partly for them. They were dressed up and seemed uncomfortable. I thought Swami did a great job, and I liked the verses… Read More »
Here are some ATCs I made as last night’s writers group.
Here’s the cover of ELM 49, secret preview!
Today I did something fully satisfying–I made the cover for ELM 49. I don’t have the text done–this is very unusual for me. Usually I have the text done first and the cover is a last minute thing. It turned out just like I envisioned. How often can we envision something and then make our… Read More »
Yesterday SAT scoring ended, and we have two weeks off work. This morning we went to our favorite park where I had a nice walk. Then I worked on a letter to MM who lives in Florida. In the afternoon I saw my friend A, the A who is 65 and is a birder. We… Read More »
On Friday there was a fatal shark attack at a beach near where I grew up. http://www.independent.com/news/2010/oct/22/shark-attack-vandenberg-beach/ In 2003 there was a fatal shark attack at a different beach near where I grew up, a beach I swam at many times when I was a kid. http://articles.sfgate.com/2003-08-20/news/17505290_1_white-shark-first-fatal-shark-attack-avila-beach I feel sad about these attacks (even though… Read More »
This morning I made breakfast, messed around on the computer, worked a little, and was writing a letter when my cell phone started vibrating, which is unusual–I get few calls. I didn’t hear it vibrate because I had headphones on–Erik had to tell me. So I answered the phone, and it was M telling me… Read More »
A week ago I got a beautiful 10 page letter in the mail from my penpal H in the Netherlands. I didn’t read it right away because her handwriting is so challenging and I never felt focused enough. She wrote most of it while vacationing in Warsaw. She spoke of some recent travel to Minsk.… Read More »