I just gave my third grade violin exam yesterday. It was a grueling day, practice from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., then the exam at 5.15 p.m. I was too wound up to do much when I got back. Now I have a week’s holiday before I start with the fourth grade music lessons.

And, of course, I’ve to prepare for the third grade vocal exam in April. That ought to be easier since I’ve already memorized everything.

Work on the book ‘The Sunshine Time’ is coming along really well. The characters are brilliant, if I say so myself.

The drawing here was done on a book that has long outlived its purpose ‘Internet for Dummies’. It was either throw it out or reuse, so I’m reusing.