December 26 - Comes the Dawn
Crystal (freshly back on break from her first successful summer and fall semesters at Harvard Divinity School) at Carolyn's (and there is some difficulty recognizing the domicile, what with the boat and paint-stripping taking place) for a classic, nostalgic stroll in the Crestwood /
Terra Linda -
Sleepy Hollow Divide Open Space...
despite the rain,
making it all the way to our old aerie atop Plateau Hill, the views extending to San Pedro Ridge, Central San Rafael, and Mt. Tamalpais.
We talk of everything under the sun,
or stratus (majorally) in this case,
but it's all basically sunny metaphorically (though with some poignancies),
particularly re hopes for the future:
continuing the discourse back in the car and over a very extended brunch, for a total get-together that lasts for about 5 hours.
initially through a sunny-cloudy panoply of impressive and photogenic vistas amidst the Coast Ranges,
followed by errands;
with Harriet a related joy over
only semi-relevant videos.