1a) This happened at the bus platform this morning, when my satchel fell off the bench. As soon as I heard the hollow thunk as it hit the pavement, I knew.
1b) Perhaps now, like The Velveteen Rabbit, it will become real?
2) Gibson House Museum Hallowe'en open house a good time with some very amusing people.
3) Tapas and red wine at Barcelona in the Derriere du Sud with a friend and a friend of his, and now feeling all soigné et soi-disant, very français de la garbage.