By Yosa Buson
Translated by David G. Lanoue
they fall in the dreams
of sleeping beauty
Thursday, while our basement was being repainted, I was sorting everything around my desk -- which is an insane amount of stuff. I had lots that needed to be boxed and more that needed to be donated or listed on Freecycle and Buy Nothing, so I actually saw several neighbors who came to pick things up. It was a gorgeous day and I walked to another neighbor's to drop off a bag of beads.
Kristen and I watched part of Captain America: Civil War after dinner, which was leftover faux ham and cheese pie, then I watched this week's Ghosts (cod-blocking enjoyable but I'm not a fan of the psycho fan storyline) before my Thursday night chat group chatted. From downtown on Sunday, the Washington Monument among the cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin: