Archive for March 22nd, 2007

Klezmer return

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

Halfway through the klezmer band rehearsal on Tuesday someone opened the door of the room and looked in somewhat hesitantly. I didn’t recognize him at first, but then it dawned on me — it was Jim D’Amicco, who had played clarinet with us years and years ago. He’s excellent, maybe the best clarinetist we ever […]

Sweater progress

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

In case anyone thinks this is sometimes a knitblog, here’s a progress picture of my sweater. I’ve bound off one front shoulder edge and the front neckline, and the other shoulder edge is either ready to bind off or one row from it. I knit it in the round up to the armscyes and knit […]

Good wildlife weekend

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

There was a big snowstorm predicted for Friday, continuing into Saturday for Maine. We decided not to drive up on Friday, and were settling into a Saturday in Newton. Anne and Matt had planned to take Monday off and make a three-day weekend of it. They phoned (several times) and when they got to Casco […]

From Mar 10 weekend

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

I’m way behind. Here are a couple of pictures from almost two weeks ago — Firstly, what’s growing in our woods is mostly beech trees. I didn’t see a lot of beech nuts in the fall, but I’ve been conscious of them recently. Here’s the husk of one. The nuts themselves are very small, not […]