June 17th, 2020


Poem for Wednesday and Parrot World

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I went on a grand adventure on Tuesday over three miles from my house! I never got out of the car, since I went with my husband so he could get his blood drawn for his physical -- they couldn't get him in until after noon, so I figured I'd go in case he felt too woozy to drive home -- but these days that counts as an expedition. It was another gorgeous day, so we went for a walk and saw three deer plus one of the fish pond frogs.

I only got to watch a bit of this year's Bloomsday festivities, but I did watch Stargirl, which gets better every week, and then a three part National Geographic series on Japan that was beautifully filmed and reasonably informative -- it's always lovely seeing places I recognize from Miyazaki films, Yuri on Ice, and various other fantasy versions in the actual landscapes. From 1985, here I am in Miami at Parrot Jungle:

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