With my feet well protected by rain boots, I caught a bus up to La Crosse on Wednesday (thanks to T.J.) to visit the younger brother for a few days. Grandma joined us there on Friday, as she and I both attended the Dark La Crosse Radio Show that night.
While Luke took a nap that afternoon, post-Indian buffet, I accompanied Grandma on her hunt for a very specific type of potato masher and "the perfect purse." (The hunt is still on.) On our way to an antique store to look for the masher, we popped into the La Crosse Gallery, where a few pieces caught my eye:
[Calligcast = Practicing calligraphy while listening to a podcast]
TV Show: "How to Get Away with Murder" Season: 2
I somehow got started watching this show on Netflix since I've been back in the states (if you haven't seen it, don't start it—use the time for something else!), and have gotten hooked simply to see what happens.
So today's calligcast session was done while watching this TV show, not while listening to a podcast—but I wanted to log it anyways.
I just bought my very first oblique pen (seen below), so today I started on the Kaitlin Style workbook sheets (from The Postman's Knock).
Tinkerbell sculpture: Created by Rebecca in Rodez during a 3-hour beginner's session, this Tinkerbell sculpture was last seen in Montpellier (September 2016), hiding in shrubs along a footpath in the Las Rébès neighborhood.
Did the neighborhood kids find and destroy it, or is it still there hanging out with the chickens? We may never know.
Cover of the March 2016 issue of The Atlantic: Rebecca tore off this magazine cover and used it again and again to show new acquaintances where Wisconsin is located. You'll see two pen marks which point out Madison, WI and Chicago, IL. The magazine cover lived in her purse, folded into thirds.