2. Two of my first cousins (with kids) have lost their homes recently.
3. I saved 2 or 3 flies today.*
4. Flies understand English: "Go to that window, and you can be saved," said the lady with the Crate & Barrel catalog.
*(One might have re-entered, one of those fat, live-in-wood-all-winter kind).
**I talked to mom today; that part was good : )
****This is not my photo, but it is my hometown.