A few photos from Weston:
|View from the meeting room of the Louis Bennett Library in Weston|
|Explaining the mbira, or thumb piano, before tell the story of How Anansi Stole Wisdom|
|Weston's firehouse dog|
|Empty house in Weston behind the library. Don't you love it? Those windows! If it wasn't on such a steep hill,|
I'd be asking about it!
When we got home I had ebay packing to do, some of it on the challenging side, and Larry had beans to pick. The green beans will be my chore when I get home from today's performance, getting them snapped and into the canner. Now that the bulk of the summer programs are done, the garden can come on--I'm ready! I've been worried that everything would come in when I was in the midst of travel, but we lost only some of the peas. Whew. Gardens can't be put on a schedule; they have a timetable all their own, even though we do try to plan our plantings to avoid the busy storytelling weeks.
We have had lots of rain lately, a blessing really as it was so dry the last couple weeks of June and beginning of July. It's been humid right along with the rain, not so great but after all, it is July!
Next storytelling will be for the Inland Waterways Festival in Marietta, Ohio, the first weekend of July. This fun, free, educational festival is one of my favorites as it offers so much variety, and so much information about the Ohio River. Demonstrations, history presentations, boat rides, music, storytellers, hands-on activities, a big tank holding live fish species found in the river, and so much more--and all for free. What's not to love?
For a few days, though, I will be concentrating on home things, I think, unless something else happens along to draw me away. Cleaning needs to be done, especially dusting, and I still have to finish sorting all the things we brought back from the flea market. The beat goes on.
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