🔖 Read How a Gray Painting Can Break Your Heart - The New York Times. I did not expect to be so deeply moved by this examination of a Jasper Johns painting.

Savoring my first cuppa in four days. Finally able to eat homemade soup for dinner last night, after subsisting on Pedialyte, applesauce, toast, bone broth, bananas, peach Jell-O. Grateful for @FunkyPlaid’s care through an awful bout of food poisoning.

The Library Phantom left this enamel pin from The Gray Muse on my desk this morning. I feel seen. 🖋🥰

J. Herbin 1670 Emerald of Chivor. 🖋 Taking a moment from an utterly bizarre workweek to play with a favorite shimmer ink.

This one was much harder!
Wordle 201 4/6


Oo, I like this Wordle game! Here are my results for today.

Wordle 200 3/6


Diamine Imperial Purple. 🖋 A classic royal purple ink. It’s very smooth in my Esterbrook Estie with a Journaler nib.

2020, 2021, 2022. Upheaval, loss, grief, overusing the words “pivot” and “unprecedented,” time dilation, shot one, whole weeks crossed out, burnout, shot two, deleting the News app, sanity-saving group texts, shot three, how long, how long, how long.

“The heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good.” – Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera 🖋 A favorite quote with a favorite pen and ink.

If you, like me, tried out Grammarly for Mac, then uninstalled it and discovered that spell check had stopped working, here’s the fix. Uninstalling “Grammarly for Mac” app breaks “Check Spelling While Typing” – ldstephens

An IndieWeb Webring 🕸💍

I acknowledge that I live and work on stolen Cowlitz, Clackamas, Atfalati, and Kalapuya land.
I give respect and reverence to those who came before me.