December 18th, 2011

krazy koati

A bridge that is too far for me

I had to leave Saturday. I'd rather have left Sunday, or not at all, but I did have to get back to work for Monday --- teaching has many wonderful side effects for me, but one of the less pleasant ones is I can't shuffle my days around --- and flying home Sunday would be impossibly expensive. Sunday after Thanksgiving, you know.

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Our next expected gathering is to be for New Year's.

Trivia: Lighting the streets of Paris in the late 1600s required the city to consume 1,625 pounds of candles every night. Source: The Essence Of Style: How The French Invented High Fashion, Fine Food, Chic Cafés, Style, Sophistication, and Glamour, Joan DeJean.

Currently Reading: The Jungle, Upton Sinclair. Hm.