Archive for September 26th, 2006


Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

I saw a raccoon on my street on the way home from klezmer tonight. It’s been a while since I’ve seen one. They were decimated by rabies about fourteen years ago. For several years before that we used to see them very often.

More than one meaning

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

There have been a couple of recent posts about unintended meanings of product names (see Unfurnished Brooklyn for one and a link to the other) which reminded me of this van that Arlene and I saw in New Brunswick probably twelve years ago: I guess it means something else in Acadian French.


Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

On Friday evening we had Anne & Matt and Charley, Nicole, & Emma over for dinner for the first night of Rosh HaShanah. We ate early so Anne & Matt could get to Casco at a reasonable hour (and even so it would only have been reasonable at their age) and so Emma could get […]