As I was posting about my child and the pirate puzzle earlier today, I realized I didn’t post about our visit toward the end of June with Babbler Hetty and her darling husband, nor about the ATC card Babbler Atalante sent me last week!

With apologies for such omissions, I plead summertime activity syndrome… and direct you to the three pictures I posted at for the former;


The additional note and picture on the page I maintain for Artist Trading Cards I Received.

Though ordinarily I would have been able to do a good bit of work during the many (four) hours I was sitting waiting for the kid who had band camp two weeks in a row, my laptop computer’s battery stopped holding a charge. Ergo, no computer during the day, and lots to do when I got home!

Excuses? Perhaps… but true!