September 8 - Golden Times
Page 20 composed for Psalm 102 and At a Medical Deposition, plus continued score-study of Igor Stravinsky's Two Poemes of Verlaine: I, Paul Hindemith's Three Songs: I, and Kurt Weill's Quodlibet: I, with a fourth system for each, on the hottest day (168th of summer) since August 19's 104, at the even century mark (72nd 90+, 16th 100-or-better of the year).
So it's off to the relatively cooler Sierra we go,
vaulting Donner Summit,
up and over, beyond Brockway
crashing down the northeast slope
Galena Creek Regional Park for yet more,
on the Jones Creek Loop Trail,
gradually upslope past imitation wikiups to
Jones/Whites Creek Loop Junction,
in time for last light on the
Virginia Range to the east.
Whites Creek Trailhead turnoff and the way
downstream, a short examination of the
way north to Thomas Creek,
blast downslope on 431 to
[Joaquin] Murrieta's Mexican spot in Reno.
A shared tostada and dos (including one of the Equis variety) cervezas,
we are off again into that
tender night -- better and better -- all the way through a late return