I've been thinking of names--last night at the Symphony I came up with Freia for a girl (also thinking about Luna, or Luna Bell) and Loki or Blitzen for a boy.
Gift from the farm
Oh the boys
Tripoli, born last summer, was moved into a group with the 'gentle' boys. The boys had all been together until a recent event where one or two ganged up on Calypso. Ann had been planning on separating them anyway when she weaned Tripoli. Tripoli is a cutie fluffernutter:
It was one of their 'conceptual' programs. The concept was "The Color of Light" and featured music by a composer named Scriabin, who believed every musical note depicts a specific color. There was a 'color orb' that was a giant ball of color that changed during the piece. But colors didn't change with every note--apparently in the first piece (Poem of Fire) he had written out what color each section represented. Here's a picture of the color orb in the rafters (it got lowered down for the performance):
Tim really liked it. He may have a bit of synesthesia--his niece Jean has a little bit but I don't know if it runs in the family. I found it aggressive and kind of 'borg' like.
What a whale!
I went down a rabbit hole about embroidery on tulle the other day. I will add this to my 'summer experiment' list!