Seven driveways, three parks, and plenty of miles. Four states with overnights (Florida, South Carolina, Virginia, and Pennsylvania) and another four drive-throughs (Georgia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Maryland). Lots of good friend and family time; some good work (including a fun non-writing project that I will tell you about tomorrow, I hope); and some unexpected pleasure playing with graphics software which reminded me of how satisfying it is to be learning.

Also — for the truly honest reckoning of the month — a tremendous amount of worry and fear about Zelda.

But the highlight, the “best of”, can only be one thing: R’s graduation. It was joyous and beautiful and fun and memorable. I’m not posting any pictures of my beloved lobster, because I don’t think he would appreciate it if I did, but here’s another shot of that incredible sunset:

sunset picture