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shark attack

Today we went to Avila Beach and walked the shore.  I had never seen so few people there.  It was abandoned.  We were like, “What’s going on?”  We wondered if there had been a shark attack. And then this evening Dad was watching the news and said something about a fatal shark attack at Surf… Read More »

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With Intention: a zine about a person with narcolepsy

This is where you can buy Ming’s zine about living his life with narcolepsy, edited by me. http://www.etsy.com/shop/rkmlai

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lemon bundt cake

Today my loved aunt made us lunch of roasted tomato soup using tomatoes from her garden.  We also had cheese toast.  What a delicious meal.  Then we went to Pismo Beach to see the monarch butterflies.  Yes, there were not a lot but some.  The docent didn’t have the spotting scopes set up because it… Read More »

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me and Mom at the beach today

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Wallace Stevens

I’m still on a trip!  Yesterday we saw elephant seals.  We watched them for an hour and a half as they sparred, flipped sand onto themselves, moved along the sand, made weird sounds, but mostly just lay there.  I have pictures.  I think I’ll wait and post a ton of pictures once I’m home again.… Read More »

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daytripping

I’m on a trip with my best friend E.  Monday we saw sandhill cranes near Galt.  Tuesday we saw redwoods and Bodega Head.  Today we went to Pt Reyes where we saw elk, raptors, dudleyas.  We’re staying with E’s sister in Sebastopol and daytripping from here.  I’m working from their computer, a few hours every… Read More »

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ready

I’m about to do some adventuring!  That’s what’s preoccupying my mind.  That and work. But yesterday we went to a beautiful ceremony for a friend.  She was taking a vow–she was becoming an associate of a religious organization.  She said, “I do.”  There was music and verses from Luke, and we held our hands out… Read More »

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but

I keep thinking of things I want to tell you then forgetting them.  Something shimmery and supreme happened, but I can’t think of what it was. But work started.  I scored four hours yesterday, which is great.  But the first day is the easiest. 

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zombie baby area

Today we did some shredding for an organization I will not name.  It was okay because we limited it to just an hour.  Also, my machine didn’t jam (but did overheat). Yesterday we did something new–we went to a Halloween store.  Have you ever been to one?  I was most fascinated by the zombie babies. … Read More »

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gado gado

We made some gado gado the other day.  It was good, vegetables in peanut sauce.  We used tempeh.  I just ate the leftovers.  And there’s an interesting wikipedia article about it. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gado-gado