Marcy tells George and Helen about Peter’s suddenly dire academic situation, and I tell them about my Play-Doh coin press. “I have a play-doh game. It’s about the play-doh getting squeezed out and it will make a king and a queen.”
In which balloon stationery makes me think of The Red Balloon.
In which everyone is very busy in the run-up to Peter’s graduation from Berkeley. “ARGH. So much is happening.”
A postcard that just has my name written on it.
A thank-you note, some status updates, and some discussion of the difficulty of growing cactuses and other plants.
Peter’s list of his suggestions for names for “the house where i work.” (Where he was working as a drug abuse counselor.) Examples: “the polyphase transformer”; “the hyperbolic paraboloid”; “alter-nation.”
A thank-you note and general life update, featuring news about a potential job, the car, and some washcloths, among other things. “it finally took the BIG STEP and threw a rod. Got us home from S.F. (quick trip to the Ocean to celebrate Labor Day)—which a mechanic friend says isn’t hardly possible.”
Peter demonstrates how compound interest works, in great detail.
Marcy explains why she was “running around the house yelling Money Money while [Peter] was on the phone.”
A thank-you note for some napkins, from our new home in Stockton.