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Re: Passing Time: Days Short and Long

May 2nd, 2017, 9:14 pm

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Many views like this around here now:

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that's the arboretum at Penn?
 
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Re: Passing Time: Days Short and Long

May 2nd, 2017, 9:26 pm

Yes, but it is similar here now.  My favorite time of year.  :)

This area is ablaze in color - from quiet residential streets to the few large tracts of agricultural or protected land that still exist here.

Cherry blossoms (white, pale pink, bright pink), magnolias (white and pink), forsythia (bright yellow), and lilacs of all hues soon.  

Then the hydrangeas... I might go to Nantucket for a little pre-season vacation.  :)

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Re: Passing Time: Days Short and Long

May 2nd, 2017, 9:31 pm

trackstar wrote:
Yes, but it is similar here now.  My favorite time of year.  :)

This area is ablaze in color - from quiet residential streets to the few large tracts of agricultural or protected land that still exist here.

Cherry blossoms (white, pale pink, bright pink), magnolias (white and pink), forsythia (bright yellow), and lilacs of all hues soon.  

Then the hydrangeas... I might go to Nantucket for a little pre-season vacation.  :)

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enjoy, it looks lovely
it's many years since I've been to nantucket
 
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Re: Passing Time: Days Short and Long

May 2nd, 2017, 9:35 pm

It may have been many years, but I bet you could still come up with a few limericks about that lovely island and its inhabitants.

"There once was a man from Nantucket..." :D

Off for a walk in the woods now - enjoy your evenings!
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Re: Passing Time: Days Short and Long

May 2nd, 2017, 9:48 pm

Did you hear about the young man from Nantucket, who kept all his cash in a bucket?
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Re: Passing Time: Days Short and Long

May 2nd, 2017, 10:24 pm

Cuchulainn wrote:
Did you hear about the young man from Nantucket, who kept all his cash in a bucket?

Stored in the form of a ducat?
 
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Re: Passing Time: Days Short and Long

May 2nd, 2017, 10:27 pm

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Nice!

Here the blooming trees peaked about 1.5 weeks ago and then last weekend we had 6" of snow and a hard freeze.
 
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Re: Passing Time: Days Short and Long

May 2nd, 2017, 11:03 pm

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Re: Passing Time: Days Short and Long

May 3rd, 2017, 6:00 am

trackstar wrote:
It may have been many years, but I bet you could still come up with a few limericks about that lovely island and its inhabitants.

"There once was a man from Nantucket..." :D

Off for a walk in the woods now - enjoy your evenings!

hope the walk went well
all the limericks I know about nantucket start with
"There was a young girl from Nantucket"
or maybe "lass" instead of "girl"
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Re: Passing Time: Days Short and Long

May 3rd, 2017, 11:29 am

'Days'
What are days for?
Days are where we live.
They come, they wake us
Time and time over.
They are to be happy in:
Where can we live but days?
Ah, solving that question
Brings the priest and the doctor
In their long coats
Running over the fields.

Philip Larkin
 
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Re: Passing Time: Days Short and Long

May 19th, 2017, 7:50 pm

A new show on at the V&A

Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains

https://www.vam.ac.uk/exhibitions/pink-floyd

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Re: Passing Time: Days Short and Long

May 19th, 2017, 8:06 pm

Back in Holland it gets dark at 10 pm, which takes getting used to. 
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Re: Passing Time: Days Short and Long

May 19th, 2017, 9:43 pm

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A new show on at the V&A

Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains

https://www.vam.ac.uk/exhibitions/pink-floyd

Until October 1 2017

V&A museum warning: visits may trigger an OCD attack! ;-)
They should show this exhibition in Tate Britain. I sleep over people who come from abroad to see it :-)
 
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Re: Passing Time: Days Short and Long

May 20th, 2017, 9:18 pm

professional hobby horsing, the fastest growing sport in skandinavia!
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Re: Passing Time: Days Short and Long

May 20th, 2017, 9:34 pm

Hilarious.  I once did a short dressage sequence in the indoor arena for my riding instructor and his assistant.  

Extended trot, half passes, passage, piaffe, canter pirouette - I had the whole thing.

They laughed so hard - it's good to be hopelessly silly once in awhile.  

Look at Monty Python. :)

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The girl in your second video is doing the passage.  A kind of springy trot with hesitation.
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