The act of squeezing my harvest (which was increased by another large pot-full the next day) was itself squeezed into one of the busiest weeks I've had in ages. How can a simple thing like washing and squeezing grapes become an all-day project? Ah - I should know better than even ask the question. It did become an all-day project, relaxing and tedious by turns. In the end, other than a third-degree burn on one fingertip, I suffered little for the enormous value from my homemade grape... s…
Flood Damage - Plainfield, VT, album created on July 20, 2015
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My Family and Myself, album created on August 1, 2008
Where we started out, where we've been, and who we all seem to be today... the whole odd lot of us.
Ireland's Origins (overview), album created on July 26, 2008
The country - geology, geography and surprising information from the past
Pueri Concinite by Johann Ritter von Herbeck for solo tenor voice, mixed choir (and originally scored for organ). This piece was first performed in the Imperial Chapel, Vienna on Christmas Day 1868. Performed here by Jean Baptiste Mauniere before… - See all videos
- September 18, 2008Across the Atlantic, stronger winds are picking up... lashing Ireland, Scotland after working their way up the seaboard of the U.S. and Canada. The ways of hurricanes are still capricious. No one would have thought Hurricane Hannah would re-form after she left Nova Scotia to come back into a fully loaded cyclone, spiralling down upon Mayo coasts with winds exceeding 100 kilometres per hour. In the old days it was said that the climate, the health of livestock and the productivity of the fiel…