Jan 16, 2009 termination date
Jan 17, 2009 effective date
I wonder what that was about?
D & S -- Russets, reds, & umbers -- with here and there [intricacy?] of gold. Needlework.
Still at work on Dancing With Bears. Here, I was designing Zoësophia's Russian outfit. Not surprisingly, it looks great on her.
The semi-bracketed bit next I'll leave untranslated, because it reveals a minor plot point.
And more from that scene:
"That was my first wife's dress."
She looked down on her admittedly admirable figure. "It fits me perfectly. She must have been a very beautiful woman."
From any other woman, the words would have sounded boastful. [Something]
"Yes," he managed, "she was."
The doodle is just a doodle. It's not meant to represent of any of the characters in the novel.