Taking and Making: January 8

Today, I took in: 

the rest of the first season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Katherine Anne Porter’s “The Cracked Looking-Glass” in 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories


I made:

perhaps a bit of a stretch, but I bought and assembled some file drawers, and organized a large corner of my room into a usable office space — this was most of my day, really

music with my community choir


Taking and Making: January 6

Today, I took in:

the end of The Dark is Rising 

three episodes of Castle


I made: 

a couple lovely hours of music with my friend — he on guitar and me on vocals; we did a pretty kickass “Zombie” and “Wish You Were Here” and a not-bad “Spooky,” among others

small progress with five minutes of Spanish practice on Duolingo