This is how I chose to spend part of the day before yet another alleged end of the world (and also a much-touted, named winter storm which only appeared in Chicago as wind and a light dusting of snow); apparently it was important to me to go out with an entire harvest of cleaned kozo. I also hung some of the ears in a temporary spot, where I can contemplate them before the next few are altered and installed, at least one (but hopefully three) sometime soon, after the holidays.
A few ripples from Miami are beginning to reach my inbox, some bringing odd but interesting possibilities, things I have never even considered. (And a nice, if surface-y online response). Much more importantly, officially declaring a six-month hiatus from Scrambling After Things is already proving to be one of the best decisions I’ve ever made: peace has come creeping in, and is spreading its warmth and light, all magnified on this sunny winter solstice day. I wish you all the most wonderful holiday season you can imagine!