Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Happy birthday, Luca!

Luca Dreyer reading to his Dad on his fourth birthday. (He's not pretending to read, he's actually reading. He's just that kind of kid.)

Snow kayaking

The kids at Penland were having fun yesterday.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Non-Celo content: a brief travelogue

I took a couple of short trips this month.
A friend of a friend in Bloomington, Indiana let me go up in his cherry picker.

After a great breakfast at Rosie's Diner outside of Bloomington, we visited this 1/2 mile-long railroad trestle. A crew was there tightening bolts.

And here's Margot, Jeff, Paul, and Schell, sleeping on the beach. Ahh...

The Kennedy Report: Halloween Approaches

Our correspondent Dick Kennedy observes that Halloween prep is underway.

This one is particularly bizarre. Is that a green merkin on the left??

Friday, October 17, 2008

Outdoor classroom

Margot and Jeff and a group of South Toe School parents and kids have been building this cool little pavilion that will be an outdoor classroom. A couple weekends ago they swelled the crew for a few minutes to raise a couple of bents. Teaching kids outside--what a concept!

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Local food

In Clinton, North Carolina you can buy the most amazing array of foods made from fried pig skins. Dig in, it's a local product.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Tim and Van

If this doesn't make you hopeful about the future, I don't know what will.