Monthly Archives: July 2009

Ball Five, Strike Two!

Caught a vintage base ball game in Harwich today.  Providence Greys vs. Olneyville Cadets.  Time warp back to 1884, where 6 balls are the rule and getting hit by a pitch just counts as one of them — you could … Continue reading

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Paddling against the tide

Today’s adventures were as follows: Multi-hour kayaking trip on the Herring River from sea, upriver and back again.  Let’s just say what we expected to happen with the tide change at mid-point did not go as planned. Dinner at Regatta.  … Continue reading

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And Twinkle Takes the Call…

Finally found a reasonably up to date SIP client/VOIP softphone that will work directly under Ubuntu 9.04 on the EeePC: Twinkle!  Tried many, many alternatives without success (most commercial clients that are otherwise available for Windows or Mac have not … Continue reading

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Wellfleet Bay, Cape Cod

Today’s soggy day adventure involved a visit to MassAudubon’s Wellfleet Bay sanctuary.  One of the benefits of supporting MassAudubon at certain levels includes the ability to bring guests to visit any of their sanctuaries for free — you can guess … Continue reading

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What Ho, Bertie?

SB has been talking about trying English Country Dance ever since she had her “amazing Money Musk moment” (paper cranes – humans) at a contra dance at Pinweoods camp a while back.  So we went to check it out this … Continue reading

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