It’s so exciting to be able to go to the top of the Point again. When I was a kid, we could drive right up to the lighthouse and Park. Then, for years, only ranger’s vehicles could park near the lighthouse.
I sat down on the stone wall for a while. This was built here in the 1930’s as part of a WPA construction program. Although they raised the road shortening the height of the wall, it is still possible to sit comfortably on the stones and watch the city across the harbor mouth. Who thought I would ever just enjoy sitting and looking.
“Look, there’s a large aircraft on the runway with droopy wings,” G said.
“I can’t see it.”
“It’s moving down the runway now.”
And suddenly I could see it taking off.
- Himself: ”I had a great day.” I said, “I’ll quote you on that.”
- Herself: Bone doc…shot ordered for my hip. Errands run. My innards aren't handling the world without something at all well. Spent most of yesterday with cramps and misery. Ditto most of the week, actually. Changing the bread back.
- Reading: ”The Monument Men,” A fascinating account of the post WWII doggedness in preserving the buildings, art, and sculptures in war torn Europe.
- Balance: Reading.