I finished the stitching on Monumental Simplicity. I am folding it up. Putting it away for a bit. I've also just finished three novels. These endings give me a space for new beginnings. "What Tolstoy achieves by his exploration of detail is a completely solid material framework ...whatever he is talking about is made intimate." Joel Carmichael, one of many translators of Anna Karenina.
"Whatever Tolstoy's art is, we are unconscious of it."