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Journaling since 1974. I'm an artist living at the beach with a car guy. All entries are copyrighted under the author's legal name under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported. © Copyright 1974-2017.

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21 hours ago

MY HERO in Postcards 4

For several months now, one of my bookcases at the shop was missing a shelf. To me, it looked like a tooth missing in a row of perfect teeth. If I am the Booklady, I am responsible. I asked ...


How do you compile the books you decide to read? Yes, some come from the store, but others are purchased, sent to me, or are library books. I just ordered the new Dana Stabenow today. ...


3 days ago

INSTEAD OF in Postcards 4

Large scale Niki de Saint Phalle sculpture outside the Mingei Museum in Balboa Park. Life:I somehow broke my new, blue glasses, so life was a tradeoff this morning. Instead of going to...


4 days ago

LIFE in Postcards 4

Computer stuff (skip if you want) : While I was at work, at the Dermatologist’s Office, and at work again, G reformatted my Hard drive. Since the graphics card is new and the motherboar...


…and other good news. • Two days ago, my computer did its usual freeze and refuse to restore. George has been working on it constantly since, but he has been oblivious to the fact that it wa...


The Lord Hornblower slowly waiting for the NCL Norwegian Sun . It’s been quite a weekend. I wandered around Balboa Park trying like heck to keep my face out of the sun. Fun show of Antique Jap...


May 13, 2017

THIRTY FOUR in Postcards 4

1983 1993 2001 2006 2016 Himself: Paaying computer games, lunch, museum, dinner out. Herself: Blogging, brunch, Balboa Park with G and I will go to the Mingei as well as taking boo...


Sahara’s Quilt. Cotton. Nine patch, 2003. I’m not at all a good quilter, but I’ve always been taught to keep a record of the work I do. For years, my quilting projects have suffered from la...


May 11, 2017

DOMESTICITIES 137 in Postcards 4

Pillows? Backpacks? Amusing? Yes. I’m laughing so hard and am so angry at Trump that I cannot write coherently. Instead I offer you a few photos from Comic Con 2015. Steampunk Drama. St...


May 10, 2017

BACKROOM DELIGHT in Postcards 4

The back room sorters minus Barbara and I. Dithering all the way, I made it to my exercise class after coffee and breakfast. Yes, I survived by using my right arm lightly. Yes too, without ...


I’m staying inside, not quietly of course, and letting the chemo for my face work. All the precancerous spots are “developing” into red splotches except for the one on my neck which is blooming...


May 08, 2017

COSTUMINGS in Postcards 4

Marvelously creative cut work armor. George said earlier that he hadn’t decided what he would wear at Comic Con this year. He tells me now that he has bought a Star Trek T-shirt to wear on Cos...


Cutting down the leaning Alder out in front of the house. • They are cutting down trees here. Once the primary treeS filling in the landscape around our condos were Alders. They have a l...


May 06, 2017

MAY GREY in Postcards 4

Point Loma. Yesterday the fogs started rolling in over the spine of Point Loma. Sometimes it comes like a wall of moisture, yesterday it crept in little bursts of white. Here along the coast...


May 05, 2017

SHARPER in Postcards 4

![(http://http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h40/Georgette92107/Home/IMG_7106%20copy_zpsvy8d5mcc.jpg) • Something in me woke Thursday. Today I am a sharper clearer person for some reason. May]...


Man’s wrapper, Ghana, unknown Ewe weaver. Early 20th century. Cotton. Prosebox lists past diary entries running down the right side. I read a few yesterday. I was thinking later how well I...


May 03, 2017

...BY THREES in Postcards 4

Monday night, I discovered the waterproof bandage wasn’t. The ding in my leg was spreading red all over my lower leg. I got a little ruthless with the cure, and it is better today. I will be ...


May 02, 2017

BLUE FLOWER TIME in Postcards 4

Jacaranda trees in bloom. Many of our streets have Jacaranda’s on them, but only this one near us is lined with them. There’s a row of them lining Nimitz Blvd on its way into our neighborho...


May 01, 2017

ENDLESS RED in Postcards 4

My soul wasn’t happy with an endless blue and white living room. Poor G with his swollen knee brought up the ladder and got quilts and red pillows down from the attic for me. The cheery reds ...


April 29, 2017

MV MAASDAM in Postcards 4

While we were picnicking on Shelter Island the other afternoon, our ship journalist friend Peter Knego was aboard the Maasdam. If you have Facebook, you can enjoy the cabins, suites, decks, a...


April 28, 2017

SUNSET CLIFFS in Postcards 4

My Windows 7 operating system collapsed the other morning. After an all morning struggle, G discovered that he had initially entered a wrong number in the registration. (Boy, it sure did take ...


The MV Maasdam was in port yesterday, much to my surprise. We wandered over to Shelter Island to get rid of the bird food seeds G’s local birds wouldn’t eat….small black seeds and corn. As he ...


April 26, 2017

CABBAGE ROSE in Postcards 4

The bed leapt out and took a hunk of skin off a leg. I’ve been in the pool with it, but it doesn’t look good. No pool. Darn. But I will go to that class and stretch myself out while letting ...


April 25, 2017

NATIONAL WAFFLE DAY in Postcards 4

• Marching: Last weekend we marched for science. It’s March for the EPA this coming weekend. When I mention marching for the Arts, all my friends grow silent. • It’s also…Diabetes Alert D...


April 24, 2017

LIFE IS GOLDEN in Postcards 4

After being healthy in the pool, I’m off to try a “Lengthen and Strengthen” class at the gym. First I have to leave a message for the doc…my finger is being cranky. Darn. I have groceries to ...


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