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September 10, 2021


back, all in before all out, and triangles
posted by soe 1:19 am

A Bump, Set, Spike toward Normal

Three beautiful things from my past week:

1. We’ve been able to return to indoor volleyball finally. I have missed my volleyball sneakers, which got less than six months of games before the world shut down. (I could wear them for grass court volleyball, but opt not to in order to keep them nice for as long as possible.) Also, the new permutation of the team seems nice, and I’m not saying that just because they opted to keep me as captain.

2. I got to spend the last hours the outdoor pools were open to the public for the year floating in the deep end. In contrast to the penultimate day, a cool afternoon that threatened to drip, Monday was sunny and warm, and the pool was packed with everyone who hadn’t left town for the long weekend.

3. D.C. is full of triangle parks, caused by intersections between our streets on a grid and state-named streets, which are at a diagonal. They’re clever reclamations of “wasted” space, sometimes holding statues, like the ones near my house, dog parks, or tables and chairs, like the one by the pizzeria, where I took my to-go supper after the staff told me they’d already closed the patio.

How about you? What’s been beautiful in your world lately?

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I just 1ove your 3 things posts . I wi11 be in DC next year I hope !!!! I hope to see those triang1e parks.

my 3:
My cosmos are in b1oom and I m trying to press them for frame gifts at the Ho1idays.

We saw a new warb1er at our waterer for the birds yesterday!

My aunt and cousin are meeting us outside for 1UNCH TODAY. IT has been too 1ong. THey connect me with my mom and grandma and unc1e…a11 in heaven now

Comment by Kathleen Ann Boyer 09.10.21 @ 9:55 am



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