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Road Trip

BOOM! The first thunderstorm of the summer. The lightning is so bright you can see colors in the landscape - green grass, black tree trunks, and millions of raindrops caught motionless in the strobe light. And BOOM!

Tomorrow I head to Québec with my mother; we're going up way north of Québec city, to a lake called St. Jean, where (it is whispered) temperatures are below eighty degrees, and the days are still long.

Tonight we watched The Philadelpha Story, and midway through I saw the news that Katharine Hepburn was dead. The New York Times has a moving obituary of this amazing woman. Rest in peace, Ms. Hepburn, and thank you!

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