|Kelly, Sam and Donna|
Good-bye lovely new friends . . .
|Kelly and Donna|
|Pat and her new friend, a butterfly|
Good-bye Thurber House . . .
|Front of Thurber House|
|Muggs -- the dog who bit people -- fountain in outdoor Muggs Garden|
|Thurber House Dining Room|
|Pathway leading from house|
|Side yard and site of literary picnics|
Good-bye young writers . . .
And young docents, who give fun tours of the Thurber House . . .
The amazing teen writing group, some of whom drive an hour each way to attend the meetings.
And many dedicated, fun counselors . . .
|John and Iris|
Good-bye Topiary Park behind the Columbus Library (where I saw a homeless man pee on a bush).
Good-bye cool libraries . . .
|Castle in Children's Department at Columbus Metropolitan Library|
Good-bye Park of Roses . . .
|Park of Roses|
Good-bye Okapi (from the Columbus Zoo) . . .
Good-bye cool bridge on which I ate an apple during my 26 mile ride on the Olentangy Trail . . .
Good-bye Loft Bookstore in the German Village with your 32 rooms (that I may or may not have actually gotten lost in).
Good-bye crazy man dancing in a chicken suit at the Doo Dah Parade on the 4th of July . . .
|One of the saner things seen at the Doo Dah Parade|
Good-bye crazy boot camp class at Columbus Commons . . .
|I believe we were hopping like frogs at this point.|
Good-bye Jim Fischer, who created this fun, 3-minute video of the Children's Writer-in-Residence at the Thurber House . . .
|Me taking a photo of Jim Fischer taking a video of me.|
Good-bye funky pig from the North Market . . .
Good-bye authors I met at the literary picnics, like Mark Titus . . .
|Mark Titus and me|
Good-bye sign I see every evening when I retire to the third floor apartment . . .
|"The Attic where Grandfather used to sleep; now home to our Writer-in-Residence."|
Good-bye view I've seen from my window every night for a month . . .
Good-bye bed . . .
Good-bye ghost . . .
HELLO, FLORIDA . . .