Mollie and I thoroughly enjoyed our last day together in Idyllwild now that I'm out of classes and she is not going to Mountain High Pet Grooming for doggie day care. We slept in, had coffee and breakfast on a deck overlooking Strawberry Creek right where I'm staying, and then we had a few hours of shopping in real stores. The two thrifts by the Arts Academy were closed today. The town is incredibly dog friendly and most stores allow dogs in. There's a water bowl in front of every store.
I read in Jodi Picoult's latest book "House Rules" this afternoon and then was invited to spend time in local artist Karla Leopold's art studio. She will have a website up in a few weeks and I'll refer you to her work; you'll be blown away, I promise. Then Mollie, Karla and I had dinner on the patio at The Greek Place.