Sunday, February 28, 2010


Very grateful for mapquest tonight as I print out directions for two school visits tomorrow.

Crow House

"Brigadoon is a beloved musical about an imaginary village time has forgotten... or so everyone assumes. In fact, Brigadoon is a real place, an artists' colony near the Hudson River where Alan Jay Lerner composed Brigadoon's lyrics and libretto. Miraculously, a fragment of that hamlet has survived completely intact. Less than an hour north of Manhattan, in a serene woodland setting, Crow House is the home and studio of Henry Varnum Poor (1887-1970), whom The New Yorker magazine, in 1931, lauded as one of America's finest painters. A ceramist, muralist, craftsman, architect and polemicist as well, Poor went on to co-found the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and today his pottery and paintings can be found in the collections of major American art museums."

Oh, Canada

Hats off to the Canadian team - it was a great game. The USA team came back from a 2 goal lead and tied it up with only seconds left, lost it in sudden death overtime with a goal from Crosby - so it goes.

Patty's Coconut Cake

I keep hearing about the amazing Coconut cake that Patty made from scratch. In my imagination it looks like this - the perfect complement to our weather.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

February 2010

snow and more snow

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Valentine's Day

Casablanca on TCM - African Queen, next.