1. Do you think it’s prudent or crazy to avoid buying a house in the Avenues because I’m afraid it would slide right down the hill in an earthquake? I was thinking it was prudent, but I walked to yoga last night and thought, “I really like my neighborhood.” (Do other people even think like this? Plan their life around disasters that may never happen?)

2. It’s the first of August this weekend, which means it’s Lughnasa, which means we have six more weeks of summer. I’d better take more walks and enjoy it.

3. Fair season will also be here before you know it. I didn’t enter anything last year and when I walked around the fair I felt like I was left out. So now I’m trying to decide what sewing projects are impressive enough to enter, and if I want to try to finish that cable sweater, too.