I am ready to leave LA. Enough of cities
and the usual American crap! I want to see places I have never seen before.
We are going to spend a month in
I am really getting into the groove of
not working – this is what you working stiffs want to hear – isn’t it?
I just enjoy doing simple things like the laundry or boat tasks. I love the
pace and enjoyment of each day. When I was working, days would slide by
un-noticed and I would be very stressed out about doing a great job at work
and as a Mom/wife. I have much less stress and anxiety right now OR perhaps
I just have the right kind of stress.
Jonah is a great kid to hang out with
and am surprised how much fun we have. I have started school again! His
discipline was awful about sitting down and focusing. I think before school
we need a little physical activity so he can get all those sillies out. The
Kindergarten course seems very simple for him but it does really emphasize
the ability to talk and think about things which I really like. For example,
we read stories and then talk about why things happened and review what we
I am currently finishing reading Carlo
Levi’s Christ Stopped in Eboli. Nothing to do with Christ – a
speculative personal journal of banishment during Fascist Rule in
I am going to start some landscapes as a way of getting my drawing brain back. I will have to get out of the marina otherwise I will draw nothing but boats! Boats are ok to draw just so complex that it makes a strange element in a landscape drawing.