to all of you 
who have sent wendy good health wishes
thank you
and the get over the cold 
wishes for me, i appreciate
it seems that the finger, menopause, teaching, the cold
and more rain
have been challenging.
i apologize
i continue to wait to see what happens
in the mill. 
i have val's okra soaking, making mucilage, formation aid,
for papermaking. just not today.