Even though I still have a ten page paper (subject: Roy Harris and the Cold War) and a jury (repertoire: Paganini Caprice #14, Brahms Sonata No. 2, Bach Fugue from the C Major Solo Sonata), I can't help feeling like vacation has arrived.
Which means that even though I need to be studying and practicing, I can't help wanting to start all the projects I've been wanting to do, like sewing cloth napkins, going thrifting, and organizing the upstairs.
Today I compromised: I worked out, practiced, taught lessons -- and still found time to go for a walk with camera in hand.
The world is so beautiful right now.
On my doorstep:
In my backyard:
And in my front yard:
Yes, it was the kind of day where even weeds looked beautiful: