I had a very typical Christmas, as far as surprises go. Everything went as planned. The parents were happy with their presents, and my little brother was charming for a split second. Just kidding. He’s a good kid.
Meditation on Lagunitas
by Robert Hass
saying blackberry, blackberry, blackberry.
I also love Dragonflies Mating and Faint Music. Lagunitas is a town in California.
After five or so hours of work.
I went Christmas shopping for all my friends today. This year, almost everyone will receive books. Hopefully, Christmas break will give everyone enough time to read them. It took me about 4 hours total to get books for everyone (admittedly, I spent a lot of time browsing) because I placed a lot of thought and care into each choice.
Anyway, I thought it was really ironic that I found this in the “Marriage” section. Obviously someone had misplaced (maybe on purpose) the book from the “Photography” section, which was one aisle over.
Last Saturday I went back to the university and did this:
||Beforehand, I was at the university to audition for the All State Orchestra. Happily, I made it in. I was extremely nervous, but I didn’t make any major mistakes (just rushed a little in half a measure).
I started a new project today. I’ve been stewing over the ideas for a couple weeks and have drawn several sketches. Today, I went to Home Depot and got some wood. Continue reading