November 27th, 2008

krazy koati

I felt I'd known you all my life when we reached Twenty-Third

Everything, sad to say, does end eventually, and bunny_hugger's visit was one of them.

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And there came the time she had to swipe her Metro card through the gate and walk in, and I stayed out, watching her ultimately through the stairwell until her train arrived. It was a lovely early afternoon.

Trivia: The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving in fall 1621 would also be the first time they saw the leaves of a New England Autumn. Source: Mayflower: A Story Of Courage, Community, and War, Nathaniel Philbrick.

Currently Reading: Four Colors Suffice: How The Map Problem Was Solved, Robin Wilson. I'm honestly shocked to learn that the four-color map theorem was never of any interest to mapmakers: they'd happily use however many colors they could print in.