I Think Of You Often

We're packing up the car to split to Hood River tomorrow and spend "independence" day with Tricia at Lisa and Jeff's excellent barn-red farmhouse. I think the plan involves fresh mint juleps, swimming holes, and just enjoying life on the farm. And sleeping in an Airstream? I think that's part of the plan, too.

Oh, and I've been meaning to introduce you to this little nugget. He just moved in the other day.

You can call him Lefty, after that nice tune "Pancho and Lefty" by Townes Van Zandt. Of course, in the song Lefty betrays Pancho to the Federales. But our man's as loyal as they get—just look at that face.