1. driving east to Spokane. 2. new england ice 3. dog contemplates the American West. 4. Nici and Andy at Andy's art opening. 5. their two little rock stars. 6. the dog in our room at hotel Ruby. 7. cheerful Vermont graffiti in the capitol. 8. figured out a pretty good sling arrangement. 9. a very cold Killington summit on a cautious, no arm, no fall ski day. 10. a morning with my mentor and high school english teacher, Kerry. 11. home.