Thursday, August 16, 2007
16 August 2007. Sunlight with pink gray clouds, quiet streets. Far in the distance--figure of woman in orange tee, stocky, set in relief against gray expanse of high school gym. Her golden-colored dog running back and forth, back and forth... On the radio--markets all in red--the Nisei Index, Tokyo stocks, Singapore, Hong Kong...a serious dismay (more current phrase). Nothing untoward.
The back country--San Antonio de Pala--image of adobe tower, two bells...wandering roof tiles sloping this way and that. Single tiny figure next to wide door--the chapel, at least today. Dark walls, clay floor, figures of saints with votive candles. Quiet, even austere. The Asistencia...