yesterday: commuter rail, subway, car, shuttle bus. traveling on the interstate and through inviting small towns to the beach. sunshine. clear water. diving in. dinner with friends and friends of friends. water and iced tea. rice. salmon. salad. a warm cookie for dessert. sitting at the table for hours. conversation. laughter. silence. appreciation. the day sung me into a sweet, long sleep and mermaid dreams.
today (so far): the start of my birth*day week. waking without an alarm. staying in bed. my morning practice. dressing. apple chunks sprinkled with cinnamon. plans for time outdoors, getting work done, making phone calls and seeing Julie & Julia. and, this morning light on my bed: