aug 30

aug 30

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That is a tiny piece of shiny shell stitched to this one. I am having a lot of fun with the textures I dyed with the indigo vat. I haven't checked it to see if it survived a couple weeks of neglect. Tomorrow. Today I spent crossing more things off a giant to-do list.

Aerin first day of school 2012

Aerin first day of school 2012

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aug 29

Aerin and I staggered off to Amherst to deliver her to her dorm. She had a pile of stuff packed that seemed large compared to her room, but once we got there, she seemed more like the (usual) model of light packing our family values. Her bed is made, her poster up, her computer plugged in, and she and her Commonwealth College cohort have recited a pledge to work hard and be good to eachother. Then we ate in the dining hall, and came home.

It is a whole new stage. It could be a big step, except Aerin never really takes big steps, she just keeps moving, slowly and steadily, by the smallest measurable amount. In math, that smallest amount is called epsilon. Epsilon Girl, off to school two towns over…

aug 24 and 25

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aug 25

Yesterday was re-entry difficulties, and another migraine, and getting Alice's first semester of high school straightened out (Chem, Bio and Geometry ALL in the 2nd semester? she's clever and wise, but even she would fold under that…)

Today Al and I have been married half my life – 26 years. Getting married was one of the best things I have ever done. So I made the 2nd circle just for him. Happy Anniversary sweetie!