Archive for September 17th, 2008

Fire pit excavation

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Anne and Matt have been talking about a fire pit for quite a while. Last weekend we did some serious planning. Matt and I went to the Naples Aubuchon Hardware store and came back with 720 pounds (9 80-pound bags) of ready-mix concrete. Matt dug a circular trench for the foundation (the middle wants to […]

Shaker Woods Nature Walk

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Not this past weekend but the weekend before, Sept. 6 it must have been, Arlene and I went on a guided nature walk at the Sabbathday Lake Shaker village. That’s the last Shaker community left that’s a going concern. There are four Shakers right now, two elderly women, one middle-aged man (one other man was […]

Earworm report

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

OK, right now I have running through my head a song we did in klezmer last night. I’ll follow the strategy Mark Train advocated in “Punch, Brothers, Punch” and try to get rid of the problem by talking it through. Since I don’t have an MP3 of it to post, there’s no real danger of […]