Sydney’s a bit skeptical that I will pull off all of the things we have planned for this summer. I don’t blame him for the skepticism, but I’m like a kid in a candy store who can’t bear to set anything down.
This week a friend of mine who is a writer let me read one of her novel manuscripts. It was wonderful! Even better? She said she’s currently reworking it, so the version I thought was great is going to get even better. I can’t wait to see it.
I also got in the mail this morning a CD of the music from the concert Sydney and I attended last week, as part of our date night. When people are lined up all around the quad of the biggest college in Oxford, and these are people who already bought tickets, you know it is going to be good. Like most people there, we were sitting off to the side of the singers, tucked into the wings of the massive cathedral, so we did what everyone else did: listen and look up to enjoy the beauty of the cathedral. This is what it looks like in the day, but you can imagine how it looks at night, lamp-lit: