Winter First Moon of the New Year
Worked this morning on the novel. Finally finished editing all the stuff I’d written before and got back to actual writing. A bit of stop and go, flushing out the pipes, reorienting the fiction side of my brain, but a page or two got put into bytes before lunch time.
Kate was over at Jon and Jen’s helping Ruthie clean her room. Lunch at the Renaissance Hotel, a ziggurat inside with open balconies narrowing as they get toward the top. Plants dangle from a few planters, the paint is an egg shell gold.
Gabe and Ruth refer to the Renaissance as the triangle hotel, a landmark visible when returning from Ruth’s gymnastic practice.
In the gift shop you can buy Stetsons, belt buckles, items carved from deer antlers and many accessories decorated with large flared crosses, studded with rhinestones. This is Great Western Stock Show memorabilia and disappears when the horse and cattle trailers pull out headed for Wyoming, Montana or Texas.