iced tea


iced tea

Listening: An old movie on TCM.

Reading (perhaps quality): Trying yet again to read The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934. This time I will prevail!

Reading (definitely pulp): Nothing right now.

Drinking: Hot water, straight up.

January 07, 2010
9:01 pm

Last night after meeting up with Mer came home to a pleasant surprise, arrived via book rate mail...

(above) Its the Subway Shredded Iceberg Lettuce Box of Mystery!

The story?

summertime and the living is easy

When I moved back to DC after grad school I left a bunch of things back at Dad and Carmen's house in California. It being oh almost 8 years ago it seemed time to go and bring all of it back home.

So a couple of days after Christmas I ventured into the spare bedroom downstairs where my and my brothers and who knows who else's things are all piled up, waiting for us to reclaim them. There I found a couple of my large circular trays (brought them in a huge carry-on), a large rectangular tray (put it in my checked baggage just barely) and this box that I'd packed and sealed back in spring of 2002.

Of course I couldn't resist opening it.

(above) Lo, the treasures within!

What was in it? A plaque of appreciation from the University Mediators, some old framed photographs of me and the family and the grad school exbf at Bug's bat mitzvah, and a whole mess of old diaries and papers. Those in particular have been wild to read, its like going back in time and seeing again life at 18 or 23 etc etc etc. Crazy. So I resealed it, and the morning I left Dad and I drove over to the post office. Sent it over here, and here it is.

summertime and the living is easy

For the writing work I'm doing, personal archives figure big. So having my own archive-y box, unopened for years and recently rediscovered is a real boon. Am looking forward to setting aside some time in the next few days to explore it thoroughly.

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Doing (life and related tasks): Still trying to kick this cold.

Doing (crafty stuff): Writing plus picture taking plus finishing up some christmas card making.

Wanting: This cough to go away and let me sleep through the night.

Anticipating: Three Kings, of course!

last one everything else what I'm working on on to the dailies all (well some) about me back to the index page next one


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