Spring New Bee Hiving Moon
The dogs, that is, Sollie and Rigel, still have energy for the fight. Damn it. I’ve not yet figured out a foolproof strategy for keeping them away from flashpoints. I will.
Kate called and she says both Ruth and Gabe have had a change in habitus. That’s pediatric speak for body change. Gabe is taller and thinner.
Ruth’s face has begun to elongate, moving from pre-school to school age. This means, Kate says, that Ruth will hit puberty early. Uh-oh. She’s already lost a tooth. This is stuff that usually happens around 6 and she was still 4, turning 5 on Monday. Ruth is bright, athletic, blond and blue-eyed. Can you imagine that combination in junior high?
Meanwhile I have a quiet weekend to devote to the novel and to Latin. Novel first, then Latin. Probably a trip to the grocery store and definitely another go at seed starting. I still have some tricks.
A conference call at 5:00 pm about making a Sierra Club endorsement in a special election, the seat, Senate District 66, vacated by Ellen Anderson when she took a position on the Public Utility Commission.