Perhaps aqua has a special, soothing appeal to offset mourning.
I continue to walk around Lake of the Isles. It's amazing how the combination of things changing through the seasons and the area covered on a three mile walk (even if taken every day) means that daily discoveries are always possible.
Like this weird concavity in one of the trees.
I had a student on the phone today who lives in South Carolina. She said she is 63 years old, and that she has seen it all.
"Today," she said, "is a great day in South Carolina."
I told her that it is a great day in Minnesota too. And just for the record, that flag has been up for 54 years not out of respect for the fallen in a war that ended over 100 years ago. It went up during the Civil Rights movement for a reason, and it's about time it came down.
Back to color therapy; I got a pair of purple ballet flats this week.
I am knitting a pair of purple socks (Christmas knitting has begun).
And also in knitting, I finished a Baby Sophisticate jacket for a former co-worker who is due in September.
Ok, well, to be honest the buttons are not sewn on yet, but I'm pretty much done.
I also started a secret birthday gift tonight at Drunken Knit Night. Let's hope I can keep it under wraps until November ;-)