My friend Sydney Plum and I are collaborating on a book together, and every Friday we are supposed to get together via our cell phones for a conference. Actually, we are supposed to be Skyping, but I just haven't had the time to sit down and figure out how to do it, so we talk to each other the old-fashioned way.
I begged off last Friday, though, because I simply had too many other pressing deadlines, and so Sydney and I agreed to postpone the meeting until this morning. Well, it's a beautiful autumn day, and while I was out in the back garden doing my usual morning clean up (we have dogs--need I say more about this?), I thought, "I need to have my conference out here." After all, didn't I create this space for the express purpose of visiting with my friends?
So Sydney, in lieu of Skyping, here is what you would see while we chat about our book: