- Quatro de Mayo today. The jewelry sale. I’m going in early to photograph it for Facebook and maybe find a piece. Or two. I love the flash and bling and fun of it all. I’m not the only one. Usually there’s a line outside just waiting for the doors to open. Inside, the store is filled with volunteers setting up the store. We will have fun.
- Cinco de Mayo tomorrow. Cinco de Drinko the Geezer calls it. It is not Mexican Independence day, it commemorates the Mexican army's 1862 victory over France at the Battle
of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War.
Gringo’s drink over this. The
CHP has begun their don’t drink and drive campaign early this year. It’s a good time for those of us who don’t drink to stay off the roads.
- Finally my writer’s block lifted. Or perhaps it was idea block. I began a new poem and a compare and contrast essay about the changes in swimming strokes. It was as if a great weight was lifted. I hate these long silences in my head where all I have is domesticities. Instead yesterday, I managed to do the research as well as get most of the first draft of the swimming stroke piece done. Progress indeed.
- As Google so aptly pointed out this morning, today is Keith Haring's 54th Birthday. This Huffington Post article shows you. You don’t know who he is? Amusing. Delightful. Colorful. And yes, the stuff he did is art.
May 4, 2012
Starting de Mayo
at May 04, 2012
As the trees outside our windows faded into twilight, I cranked up my computer. NASA offered a wonderful way to watch yesterday’s...