Friday, August 27, 2010

The shrooms of August

CLICK HERE to see a very short slideshow of current Penland fungi.
Photos by Betsy Dewitt with ranting commentary by Robin Dreyer.

No Flash? Too bad. Here's a link to the slightly inferior YouTube version.

Saturday, August 21, 2010


We went to a friend's wedding in Michigan a couple weeks ago. This was my favorite picture from the wedding.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

David helps Dana move furniture

This one is from Penland. My friend Dana Moore took this picture of our friend David helping her move furniture.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Choice items from the mineral and gem show

The mineral and gem show in Spruce Pine was a lot of fun. We only went to the admission-free outdoor version. These odd figurines (they seem like vaguely Asian madonnas to me) are allegedly carved from amber.

Here is a plate of stone bacon-on-toast cut from agate and quartz (I think that's what he said). The plate is plain old blue glass.