Archive for March 23rd, 2008

Sharpie

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

At some point (probably while washing breakfast dishes) Arlene called from the kitchen, “The hawk is here! It just buzzed the bird feeder!” We had seen a small hawk last weekend, under the trees across the driveway, eating something it had just caught. This time, it was on the snow beyond the apple trees. Arlene […]

Maple Saturday

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

Usually Maine Maple Sunday is the third Sunday in March. This year that’s Easter, so a lot of sugaring operations had their open house yesterday. We went to a pancake breakfast at the Crescent Lake Community Center in Webbs Mills. My pancake was cooked really nicely — just done, not overdone — but there were […]

Craig Listing

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

Two weekends ago, when we were in the Boston area because of my klez gig, we did some shopping from Craig’s list. My mom has a nice sewing box that opens up to reveal six shallow drawers or boxes, just the right size for spools and notions. Arlene has been seeing many things a lot […]

TMI

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

Really, you might want to skip this post. I’m just recording it for my own information. Most of last week I had a major PITA. I don’t mean an annoyance, I mean a visit to the HMO and being sent downstairs to the surgeon. That was Thursday. Two percocets and lots of hot baths later, […]

Deck Review

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

Just for review, here’s what’s happened to our back deck in Casco over the past month. In late February, we thought there was a lot of snow on it: By the beginning of March, there was more snow. Note that you can’t see so much of the railing in the front. Last weekend the railing […]