Translation:
Shirl: Thoughts & Shots
Rowan: Paroxysms
Thursday
Dec202012

These are the sox that got Shirl through 18 1/2 months of travel

credit the Warriewood Mall just outside Narrabeen (Sydney), Australia for these.

Wednesday
Dec192012

All of Shirl's birthday loot

Note the shy little iPad mini box at the right...  from Rowan - Wowie

and calligraphy inks from nephew Scott

and New Yorker cartoon calendar from Inge

and earrings from sister Kim

and new sox (to replace the old ones shown later) for the cold winters of Massachusetts from Rowan

What a day!

Tuesday
Dec182012

Special shout-out to Mary's painting

Red pine pollen cones

Monday
Dec172012

The loot from Shirl's birthday brunch!

Wow, what nice stuff people brought to make Shirl's birthday special

A bracelet and painting of a tree from Jennifer

A book on art and yoga from William

A beautiful painting of red pine pollen cones from Mary (separate picture also)

Candy, a plant and a promised caricature of Rowan and Shirl from Gillian

and a Track Finder for animals in Massachusetts from Marc

 picture credit:  Rowan

Sunday
Dec162012

Shirl's birthday brunch at the Harvest in Cambridge Massachusetts

with Shirl's new friends:  Jennifer, William, Mary, Gillian, and Marc, and Rowan, the host and party planner extraordinaire