Heavy rain most of the day but that gave us the opportunity to unpack two new shipments of merchandise. Unfortunately, all the owl-shaped coffee mugs were broken in transit. The pitchers survived, however . . . Carl Kepner had an answer to yesterday's question: Who plays all those on-line games at ten in the morning? He tells me it is the unemployed . . . Had a nice visit with artist Michael Weaver of Elizabethtown this afternoon. We had not seen him for several months . . . Dan Browning is taking his first steps on the road to recovery after serious back surgery some days ago. As I recall from my own operation, that first shower after returning home from the hospital is most refreshing and projects the hope for better days ahead . . .