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Friday, April 30, 2021

William haircut

 William got a haircut to celebrate the end of the term. Yesterday I have returned to Sock-Vile and replacing audio throughout. This is meticulous work that will take me a long time. 

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Time loosens up

 Grades are in. Taxes are done. William's last final was handed in yesterday. I even caught up on my email. Took time to play a record and paint. 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Maricarmen defends


Congratulations Maricarmen Tay Lee Sanchez on successfully defending her MFA thesis this morning. Mike and I supervised and we are super pleased. Things went very well. The external, Dr. Elizabeth Miller asked many great questions and was very supportive and encouraging for Maricarmen's future research. 

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Spring and essays

 Spring in the front yard. William has one last paper to do for tomorrow morning. I thought it was almost done on the weekend (I didn't read it but it had enough words and it had an introduction and a conclusion and a title page, so what else is needed?). Anyway, looks like there are many more details that will keep William busy all day. 

Monday, April 26, 2021

Disc camera

 Painted another disc camera. This is my third. I looked them up and discovered that there were at least 16 variations, due in part to the fact that a few other companies licensed out the format (why???!!!).

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Talisman concludes

 We've been playing the Allan Dotson mod of Talisman since Christmas (about 6 sessions). Margaret finally won, but I think a few endgame issues came to light that may have been overlooked in the old days when the game either doesn't end or ends at 4am with everyone exhausted. Saving every detail of the game within Tabletop Simulator and playing online makes huge differences, many good but some bad. 

Friday, April 23, 2021

April Wine

 Was in meeting with Mike and Maricarmen this morning. There was an ongoing conversation about putting personal items on you walls, things such as concert tickets. I mentioned my April Wine ticket stub from the first real rock concert I went to and Mike said I should tell Amber. Such a mysterious thing to tell me, or so I thought. Anyway, I listened to four April Wine LPs while painting today.