December 10th, 2020

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Poem for Thursday and Croydon Creek

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I spent most of Wednesday working on holiday cards, with a long break for lunch to talk to my high school friends on Google Meet. The younger sister (Rochelle Walensky) of someone we graduated with (Susan Bersoff-Matcha) was just named head of Biden's CDC, so we were being excited for her and remembering that in eighth grade French class, we performed an abbreviated "Who Shot J.R.?" skit from Dallas in which Susan played J.R., I played Sue Ellen, Hildy played Kristin, and Linda played Bobby. It was also a beautiful day to walk.

We watched the holiday singalong episode of The Masked Singer, which was lots of fun -- the bouncing singalong pointer changed shape to reflect the costumes of the singers -- then since I was feeling nostalgic about Chuck Yeager, we figured we'd give The Right Stuff miniseries another try, but the women are still so atrociously written that it's hard for me to watch; will see if I even finish. Here is some of the Heritage Trail at Croydon Creek Nature Center, including the ruins of a farmhouse and what's left of a dam on the creek:

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