Robert (gurdonark) wrote,

judging and paddington

Saturday I got up early. I put on my business suit. Then I drove to Parker Road Station. I took the train to downtown Dallas. At the courthouse downtown, I volunteered to be one of the scoring judges for the first round of this year's high school mock trial.

I enjoy watching the kids try their mock trial cases. Perhaps I will volunteer for another Saturday this month.

When I got on my train home near Noon, the train car was full.  The other passengers were women and some men who had participated in the Dallas Women's March. I liked the sign one woman carried that said "elect a clown--expect a circus!".  One woman from east Texas explained how the recent snowfall (the 'snowpocalyse") in east Texas coincided with her defense of her master's thesis.

My wife and I went for lunch at Elke's market deli.  I had a turkey sandwich on a ciabatta roll and a bowl of fresh fruit. 

In the mid-afternoon I took Beatrice for a walk in Glendover Park In the early afternoon, In the late afternoon, I walked in Allen Station Park. The weather turned warm and breezy.  I liked the Red-Shouldered Hawk I saw--my first for 2018.

We dined on Chinese food. I liked my shrimp and broccoli. 

We went to the movie "Paddington 2". I found it very amusing and life-affirming.

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