I spent two weeks in Madison which when I made the plan felt like it would be a long time but I found that there simply was not enough time to do and see everyone while I was there. My friend Maggie did the road trip with me out to Boulder and we got to spend a few days together once here.
We found a jazz festival up in Niwot that was great fun with good music and free! There’s a really nice restaurant called Colterra. If you’re ever in Niwot, Colorado stop in.
Class is hurtling along. This is our class – incognito. I can’t believe that we have only three weeks left. This group is remarkable in their preparation and in their attention and that makes me happy that I’m teaching again. It’s also no surprise that some rough edges are beginning to show. They’ve been getting two sessions a week from each other along with sitting much of the day in a classroom and trying to negotiate their real lives while doing this training.
R is in Dubai with Michelle and Nigel and will be coming home on October 15th. I’ll pick him up at O’Hare and we’ll make our way up to the farm to see what needs to be done. The idea of R being in Dubai while I worked here in Boulder felt like a good plan until I realized that while I paid little attention to him while teaching he paid attention to me – and I miss that now.
Today, Friday, I’m off from class and I usually try to catch up on laundry, paperwork and cleaning. I’ve also been known to sit in a movie theatre for a couple of hours – depends on what’s playing.