June 21

Today is the longest day of the year. Actually, it seemed as long as most days. Maybe if it had been sunny,I would have noticed more. When the day starts out grey and is still grey at 9:30 pm , there  doesn’t seem  to be much of a change. Our cottage in Michigan was on the invisible   border of Central day light saving time and eastern day light saving time. And it seemed to stay light for hours. We would wait until it got  dark to light our fire pit ,but some of us wanted to go to bed before the some more’s were ready.Last one on the beach had the responsibility of dousing and stirring the fire before they came up to the cottage. I never volunteered to do the dousing. My job was to make it up the stairs and turn on a light so that the rest of the  family could make it up without falling.That light ruined the mystic of darkness and fire. Somebody had to break the spell.

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22.05 | 08:38

so glad youre here mom!

29.08 | 13:45

Don't quite know how this got to me but it was on the top line of my computer (not in email) But I really enjoyed it. I truly admire you.

31.07 | 07:02

Leona, do you have a date or a booked flight that you come back ?

20.07 | 13:55

Everything sounds so wonderful Leona. Venice will seem boring . I would want to move to Portownsend where the kids are living. All sounds great . Is there?

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