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Friday, September 27, 2013

This magic spell you cast


This morning.






Moons courtesy of Udell.


My photo in the project weather app. It doesn't happen often, but it does happen.

* Remember the bridge that broke with a train on it? We knew some fish would die, and they did. Well, the Illinois EPA, is on it.

* I'm not comfortable with referring to a sitting American president as "his excellency." But that's what Governor Richard Yates did when writing to Abraham Lincoln to request work on the Rock Island Arsenal in 1863. Maybe that's how they did it in the 1800s, but if I was his secretary, I would have used modern salutations.

* Rest in peace, Freddie. My sympathy to his family and friends, who were lucky to have known him. Would loved to have known him, myself.

* Want.

* "... a hummingbird drinks out of her hand."

* This is la vie en rose, (Eileen! and a few other people we knew.)

Posted by Marie at September 27, 2013 9:34 PM