It's probably superfluous to say that one of the huge advantages that Los Angeles has over New Jersey is that it's so much easier to get to New Mexico - breakfast at home; lunch in Albuquerque. And it is so quiet here - so blissfully quiet. What was surprising was that there was barely a rumble of thunder - these storm clouds, which looked extraordinarily threatening, veered off to the west to dump their contents on Pecos. So over the next few days, I might even be able to draw my breath, and catch up with everything that I that I should be doing or should have done. This may propel me into fantasy land - but it might, just, be do-able.