May 2008 Archives
A day of overlapping small technical difficulties at work. Eventually each problem got resolved, but by the end of the day I felt nibbled and fractious and unable to concentrate.
What helped? Walking home. Stopping at the grocery store and buying a seedless watermelon. Fixing and eating a healthy supper. Talking. Listening. Drawing. Knowing that I'll sleep tonight to the sound of spring rain on leaves,
We got some colored woolen fleece over the weekend, and have been playing with felt-making.
how to make beads, and then night before last I made this bowl. (Router trouble last night - sorry about the late post.)
So much is coming into leaf so quickly now. I notice buds on the Rosa rugosa this afternoon, while I am sitting on the front steps with the Sunday paper. The stone base of a porch column is warm against my back. A neighbor stops by for a moment, and then she goes back inside to watch the end of the hockey game. Children play baseball and then soccer in our back yards, before - and after - supper, even though it is a school night.
Thanks for your patience, and for letting me know that comment registration emails weren't coming through. I think I've figured out what I needed to reset in my blogging software - and the registration process should now work. (Fingers crossed.)
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Home later than usual this evening and just wanted quiet conversation, the morning's paper, and then to read online for a while. So that was what I did. Simple supper: cheese, crackers, and a glass of wine.