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grackle alert

When I’m in Las Vegas, the grackle is my favorite bird.  I love its beauty, its long tail.  I love its tropical-sounding cry.  The lustrous plumes, the beautiful eyes.  Grackles are all over this neighborhood, and when I hear them or see them, I feel happy.   Pic from Wikipedia!

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breakfast time

This morning it rained a little bit at the serving site.  It was cold and windy too.  I helped Ming with bread, which was bagels today, some of them moldy.  I did some quality control.  Then they wanted me to help get out bowls for the salad guy.  The salad guy was hawking his salad […]

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sand sandwich

So windy here today.  But cold in the house.  I took my sandwich and apple outside to eat because even with the wind it’s warmer.  But I got desert grit in my sandwich.  Crunchy! This morning we served the hungry and washed dishes then peace vigiled.  We ran into some Anonymous people wearing their masks […]

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who I am

We traveled a lot.  We arrived safely.  I’m safe. I’m writing on Ming’s laptop and it sounds like it’s getting ready for takeoff. Today’s very strange, and BOB behaved.  We stopped at a grocery store near Victorville.  It was a Stater Bros. This blog post doesn’t make all that much sense, and I’m sorry.  It […]

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super nova

Yesterday we went to the park and walked around.  But there were loud helicopters flying above, and we didn’t really walk all that far.  We sat at a picnic table and talked.  Then we went to a cafĂ© and split a decaf white chocolate raspberry mocha.  It was great.  We talked there too. Then we […]

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street art

I found this old picture on my phone.  It’s of some graffiti in Berkeley on the marina about a year ago.

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yesterday

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enjoy it

This morning we brainstormed things to do.  Dad said my brainstorm would be a light shower.  I said we should go whale watching, something different, to be on a boat together.  Parents said no.  Then Mom and I cut pictures and words out of magazines.  We’re going to collage. Next we’ll go to the pier, […]

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okayness

At the women’s health clinic they had no record of me.  Weird. I survived that.  Then we bought some chocolate. Now Ming’s talking about the automatic sprinkler system with our neighbor.  Not our main neighbor who’s moving–a different one. I packaged up some zines for an old friend. Packing, crossing things off lists, emails and […]

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prep

Today I went to a support group meeting and we visited two friends.  I’m tying up some loose ends before we leave on a trip.  I made some delicious peanut sauce which we ate with broccoli and potato.  I’m really tired and ready to go to bed.  But it’s only 5.  More day than energy […]