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.