Saturday, December 31, 2016

No snow here this New Year's eve.  I have just started reading a bio of Shirley Jackson.  I am hooked.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Another cold night.  We continue to argue about the turning on the heater at night time.  Finally I realize,it is my house and I can turn the heater off.  There are plenty of blankets.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Everyone is out for a walk so I can sit here and blow my nose and complain without any witnesses or advice.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Home alone with my cold.  Soon to bed. When will this cold be over.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Rats, I am coming down with a cold. 

Monday, December 19, 2016

the air is cool and clear.I can see over the bay to the beaches of Santa Cruz.And the birds are feeding well today on visiting things in the water.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

I love this picture.  This is the inner me trying to figure out what is happening in our world.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

I am socially awkward and I try to hide it.  Smile, be agreeable and don't say anything.  that is the way to make it in this world.

Friday, December 16, 2016

cold evening, drafty house.  I am wrapped in a blanket in my room.  Time to read some before going to sleep.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

I am watching Luke Cage on netflix at the suggestion of two teenagers that I like a lot.  It is interesting and it is getting more violent.  UMMMM

Monday, December 12, 2016

We don't have snow here, rather we have dampness and coldness.  I am not supposed to complain about the rain because we need it and If God hears me complain he will stop the rain so I am not complaining.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

My friend and I watched several episodes of People of the Earth TV series tonight. I am not sure that is the name of the series but it is good.

Friday, December 9, 2016

unexpected warmth today.  Slept 10 hours last night and took a one hour nap this afternoon.  I wonder if this is part of the aging process.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

I am reading Bruce Springsteen's memoir and am impressed with his writing talent.  BORN TO RUN.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

I am reading Louisa, by Louisa Thomas.  A biography of Louisa Adams, John Quincy Adams wife.  It breaks my heart, such a hard life.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Too cold to sit out side at East Village Cafe to talk with my friend and drink hot coffee.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Although my heater works well, the house stays cold because of the drafts.I have known this for 40 years and still it persists.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

High surf, waves crashing, just another December day in Mnterey

Saturday, December 3, 2016

I am reading a strange and compelling book by Claire Fuller, Our Endless Numbered Days. I keep turning the pages.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Had an outdoor meeting with the museum folks this morning.  the air was chilly but the conversation was warm and helpful.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

I have started several books this week only to put them down after 20 pages and thinking No, not this one.  I am looking for the right book.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

I finally got my flu shot today in anticipation of the East Coast visitors in lat December.  I am prepared.

Monday, November 28, 2016

cold and dark tonight.  I am so glad that I have a working heater.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

stormy day. 
Did chores.
went to movies with the high schoo lkids
and hundreds of squirming little kids

Thursday, November 24, 2016

I am full of turkey and am having difficulty keeping my yes open.  Too early to go to bed.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

It was a dark and stormy night.  And then what happened.  I can't remember

Sunday, November 20, 2016

rainy day.  Spent the morning at Starbucks writing with a friend and the afternoon doing nothing.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Went to see Three Women at the Osio.  Moody good movie.  In the end credits I saw my daughter's name.  I had forgotten she had worked on the film.

Friday, November 18, 2016

The election results have finally hit me.  I am sad. I hope I will get over it.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

I carefully explain that I am afraid of dogs, not that I don't like dogs but still people say I don't like dogs.  No I am just afraid of being bitten again.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

I am in the middle of Nix, a long, long book and I am hooked.

Monday, November 14, 2016

I was very busy today but I am not sure doing what.  Talking a lot to friends, driving around, watching the news.  Is that enough to make a day?

Sunday, November 13, 2016

My sister and I spent two days watching ten episodes of The Crown on Netflix.  Out heads are spinning.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

I have felt very quiet since the unexpected election.  What is going to happen next to surprise me.  Is this moment OK?  UMMMM I guess so.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Beautiful Fall day.  Can't get used to the new times.  It is dark so early.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

I went to sit in my car at my special paring place at the end of the wharf early this morning. the sun was too bright so I had to leave.

Friday, November 4, 2016

I am in the middle of reading Tana French's new mystery novel.  I love her work.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

I will be so glad when this election will be over.  Too much already.

Monday, October 31, 2016

No one came to the door trick or treating.  Of course the porch light was off.  Now Scott and I get to eat all the candy.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

I have been talking non stop for the last 24 hours except when I was sleeping.  My brother is visiting and I want to tell him everything.  everything and it takes time.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Just watched for the second time Hamilton, the making of the play on PBS. So impressed.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

It is getting darker earlier now.  I wonder what I am going to watch on TV tonight.

Friday, October 21, 2016

A flock of traveling birds have stripped the tree of most of its red berries and now have moved on.

Monday, October 17, 2016

After a weekend of rain everything is fresh and beautiful. And the sun is back.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Started watching Falling water tonight. Not sure if I like it. I  am looking for a compelling interesting series.

Friday, October 14, 2016

My ballot came in the mail.  I will fill it out this weekend and send it in and then stop watching the insane Trump news.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

rain is coming, now we can worry about mud slides rather then fires.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Another month of election news.  I am not sure I can stand it.

Monday, October 10, 2016

I hear rain is coming soon.  And tomorrow isplein air writing at Carmel Beach.  I think we will miss the rain.

Friday, October 7, 2016

I sent in my first assignment for the new class I am taking. As usual I am early.  I can't stand the anxiety of waiting for the deadline.