It was a decent day of work.

Then this evening, a concert with a friend: Sue Coffee and Sound Circle have always given choral concerts that touch the heart as well as the ear, and that somehow build community; such a blessing.

My friend Shira and I followed this by a lovely Indian dinner---and that may be the last for a while.

I have been eating very lightly, and my system is voicing some objections to the change.

Mishka has been curled up by my arm for some time, napping contentedly.

Offers of help and encouragement from friends have arrived, and are much appreciated.

I am tired enough to actually (uncharacteristically) want to close up now and go early to sleep.

I hear the voice of my beloved, so well-remembered, urging me to come upstairs to bed.

Good night.