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Sunday, January 16, 2011

A shard



"I can’t remember the tale,
but hear his voice still, a well
of dark water, a prayer."

From "The Gift" by Li-Young Lee

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It's been a few cold, wet days in a row here. Much ado at work, as ever. Had some friends in over the holidays, and had lots of fun and girl chat while driving around to places like this.

Although the Mur's still not feeling great, he's still able to tease me and the cats. Classes are about to start, and I'll be on the road for business in a couple of weeks. I've got a new lil' pocket camera I am learning to use in preparation for a trip, at the end of the biz trip, to go to the Uffizi and see this up close. I'll be staying with a good friend, who texted "This will be EPIC!"

(I hope it won't be this kind of epic.)

The pic above was taken with the new camera - I'm still getting the hang of it, but it's smaller than a deck of cards, so it'll be fine for travel.

Stay warm, and thanks for stopping by!

5 comments:

Dale said...

Another Lori sighting!

am said...

There's so much to see and to read here when you post. I'm picturing the Mur teasing you and the cats. Wow! The Uffizi! I sure do like the poetry of Li-Young Lee.

Happy Martin Luther King Day!

marly said...

Have a grand trip, Lori... and good health to the Mur.

Shelly Lowenkopf said...

Completely different style from your Twitter texts; the pictures are more fun as well.

marly youmans said...

Like that one, Lori!