i am sad to report that school is kicking my arse and cutting into my blogging & arting time. i am happy to report that my drive to work each morning takes me through the beautiful hills of silverlake. living in the gleaming metropolis for so long, i know the secret shortcuts to avoid long lines of freeway cars in the mornings.
the children are cute, but, as i relayed in a previous email, they are very special. and while there are only 14 of them it is rather like trying to keep 14 beachballs underwater. all at the same time. but i am up to the task!
i think fridays will have to be designated FUN FRIDAYS. we played bingo and drew pictures in the afternoon. then i got out the treasure chest and everyone got out their tickets and “bought” treasure. someone didn’t have enough tickets for a 20-ticket toy and almost blew a gasket. then didn’t. small victories are thrilling.
i stayed in bed with catboy an extra long while this morning. i did lots of perusing of past travel journals, consulted maps, zipped here and there on the airbnb app. imagined cool summer escapes to northern forests and deep blue lakes. plots are being hatched.
after i lolled about in bed till 11 i cracked open my sketchbook and painted in my pajamas while drinking a giant mug of coffee.
i continued in my quest to build a cat empire. now i have 3 cats in my collection. but i think i need some donuts to go with.
what in the heck are you doing? spill.
bear hugs & air kisses from the city of angels!