April 25 BRIGHT SQUARES

Self hasn’t missed a day in April! Here’s how to join:

Post anything that’s

sparkling, polished, shining, clever, cheerful, colourful, astute, brilliant, sunny, glorious, translucent, distinct and clear

But whatever you post has to be in the shape of a square. Get inspired by the galleries on The Life of B.

Today, a gallery of Calders from the Calder/Picasso exhibit at the de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park. Photo # 3 is Calder’s homage to Josephine Baker. LOOOVE the fish.

’twas a memorable exhibit. Going on at the same time as the Frida Kahlo.

Stay safe, dear blog readers. Stay safe.

One Word Sunday Challenge: TOUCH

There are so many challenges to explore!

Travel with Intent hosts the One Word Sunday Challenge. The current theme is TOUCH.

Self’s gallery:

  1. Elevator attendant, Manuel Benavides Library, University of Santo Tomas, Manila
  2. Jollibee attendant, Manila – Self asked the driver to stop by Jollibee on her way home from the airport. First stop! It was in the pre-dawn hours. Manila is a city that never sleeps.
  3. Self, Andrew, and nephew Chris Blackett in the very long ago, at an amusement park in California
  4. Self with an umbrella in Tokyo, also in the very long ago

Stay safe, dear log readers. Stay safe.

The Pace Is Picking Up!

Miriam teams up with Mr. Ottershaw, an old family friend, and a widower. From all the intensity Mr. Ottershaw brings to their conversations, self thinks the fact that he is a widower has got to figure for something in the plot. (Though if he does propose, that would be too bad, because then “young Pitt” would no longer be hanging around Miriam as much, and self likes the hint of a May-December romance — with role reversal — between Miriam and Pitt)

Mr. Ottershaw’s laboratory is a “huge, complex room filled with instruments. Some were as large as a furnace and others as small as tweezers that could lift a single hair less than half an inch long.” (One Fatal Flaw, p. 139)

It is 1911. Forensic science is in its infancy.

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