Committing to stay at desk till something hits me.  Something for the book, or just some random idea or joke, like how yesterday I wondered if I’m too old to put gel in my hair.  Yes, this is something I gave hardy consideration….

Driving to Sonoma soon after apply gel, I thought again about life and its fragility, brevity.  This morning Emma telling me that when she gets home from school today she will play with her new large bouncy ball in her room.  That’s all she wants to do.  I still find myself smiling and nearly tearing up