1. He asks me if I saw the way it glowed orange. I tell him "yes, but what I really love are the mornings where the mist is rising off the wetlands." 

2. Less than one day to go.  

3. The air is cool but I can feel the humidity blowing in. 

4. This iron chair.  

5. These pants do not feel like me. But I will wear them tomorrow with the blazer and the pin in my lapel. Playing dress-up.  

6. Why?

7. Blacker berries.  

8. The 7 grand cru vineyards of Chablis. They kind of rhyme when listed in alphabetical order. But it's French and I am not exactly sure I am saying them right. 

9. Finally, the test.  

10. California in 4 days.