These are the good times… page 118

Day 215 – 10/13/2020

Another beautiful day and we’ll be working with Rita this afternoon, helping her get some more things squared away. High of 87º and sunshine tomorrow, and then Thursday dips back down into the low 60s. Fickle Fall is showing off.

I read a book over the weekend that’s staying with me even as I’m into another one. Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson is mind-bendingly well-written and follows no rules except the author’s. She has a singular way of telling her story honestly but sparingly… so that we get it, if we’re listening, but she doesn’t have to completely let us in. I’m in awe of her gift.

And now I’m reading It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell, which echoes the theme of parental loss, but in its own niche and with its own flashes of brilliance – those “I wish I’d written that” moments – and its own ability to make me want to hang in until resolution is reached. It takes that level of talent now to keep me on the hook… I get distracted from my distractions.

We’ve had a nice soak, it’s Taco Tuesday, and adventure awaits so we’re getting on with it. There’s much to be said for a useful existence.

***This sat here all day yesterday while we were out, but it doesn’t look moldy, so I’m posting it.


1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Dee A Poe
    Oct 14, 2020 @ 15:32:58

    Still fresh, I’m glad you posted it!

    Liked by 1 person


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