Monthly Archives: June 2010

A Musical Weekend

This past weekend was a musical one. Saturday evening I set off on another mini-vacation. I read in the newspaper that there would be a performance of a new musical, “Moses” at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows. … Continue reading

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Firecracker Season

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Because my county allows the sale of fireworks, we have Firecracker Season. This comes just after spring and before early summer. Of course, this year it’s been so hot that summer beat Firecracker … Continue reading

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What bird is that?

Tuesday I saw a group of birds that was new to me.  It was a small, long-legged bird.  It was smaller than a robin and definitely thinner than a robin.  It seemed to be as comfortable walking as it was … Continue reading

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Electioneering in the Heat

Saturday I was getting my bath when I heard someone ring my doorbell. Since I was in no condition to answer the door, I ignored it. Later I saw a political ad taped to my storm door. A man in … Continue reading

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The Heat Goes On

The hot weather continues with highs in the mid to upper 90s and the lows in the mid 70s.  With the humidity at 70 percent, we have a heat index over 100.   I just checked the forecast for the next week … Continue reading

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Wet Shakespeare Festival

The annual Shakespeare Festival has no doubt been one soggy affair this year. It has rained so much … usually thunderstorms with thunder, lightening, hail, etc. The play takes place in a natural grassy amphitheatre so things no doubt are … Continue reading

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A Little Knitting Progress

Finally, almost a year and a half after I cast on for the February Ladies Sweater, I have bound off the body. I think this may be a short sweater but it could be that the weight of it will … Continue reading

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Knit in Public Week

Today is the first day of Knit In Public Week. In other years there was just one day in mid-June set aside for as many knitters as you could get together to sit somewhere out in plain view and knit. … Continue reading

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Odd Experience

As has become my custom, I stopped at the Captain D’s fish restaurant for dinner on my way to church last night. As I stood in line to give my order, a woman sitting across the restaurant waved a big … Continue reading

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A Musical Mini-Vacation

I read in the paper that a Presbyterian church in Crystal City was having a concert last Saturday night featuring Christine Brewer who is an opera singer. I’ve heard her sing and like her so I decided to go. I … Continue reading

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