Standard medical check-up at the unstandard hour of 8:45am, local but not without a few directional/logistical challenges, two 1984-style TV's (seemingly permanently on, as in bus stations and, now, of course, airports),
but things look up with the sunny staff and
the former including angelic Dr. Marsha Alexander, who provides sympathetic care and understanding, and relieves a great burden.
The rest of the day is easy going -- Samuel Beckett's Clov, "When I fall I'll weep for happiness" -- with pdf of Missa California: Gloria (10), detail-edit of Triple Concerto: III (24), beginning the composition of The Decameron - Second Day: V. Andreuccio da Perugia Meets with Three Serious Adventures in One Night (first two pages).
Quiz 2 for the Theoreticians,
with musical examples drawn from Sol Bloom, India, Japan, Greece, and Gregorian Chant --
following the morning Missa California: Gloria (9) pdf
across the Bay to
paper grading (all A's, again),
and another impressively circuituous return... this time 101,
Point Reyes /
Old Adobe to 116,
29 cross Napa and up towards
over the Western Vaca Mountains
Wooden Valley, down through the canyon, lateralling across via Mankas Corner
Hillborn; with still enough energy remaining to detail-edit page 23 of Triple Concerto for Bassoon, Contrabassoon, and Harp: III and finish the composition of The Decameron - Second Day: IV. Landolfo Ruffalo Turns Corsair and Is Shipwrecked (16 pages total, with further allusions to Leonard Bernstein's Candide and Alban Berg's Wozzeck).