Yesterday, while Claire and Dan attended an exposition of Rising Dan's work in London, the students and I went to Liverpool, me to see Beatle Beginnings, and the students on an equally spiritual journey to three of Liverpool's principal church edifices. Not the grimy industrial city of late '50's/early '60's lore anymore (or at least not the parts we saw), contemporary Liddypool is a mix of old and new, with its foot firmly planted in consumer havenism and the optimism of a future. A pleasant surprise and a worthwhile Magical Mystery Tour, I trod in cuban-heeled bootsteps in my jogging shoes.
Here at the onset of week two, it's only a matter of extended moments before Friday arrives and time has slipped by once again...nothing but the present lasts forever, and that for only a moment at a time.
Great lab, great collaborators, and, shock of shocks, it was sunny all day today. : o
signing off from the nearly Apple-approved iMac paradise, looking forward to dinner and a good laundry session (happiness is warm clothes from the dryer),