I learned early on to always beware the quiet one. In any group of students, there was usually one that stood out by not standing out.
In posts I've described the early New England Spring, but here is a video of the experience:
Here is a video I made a few years ago about a typical sapping season for making maple syrup. I'm a strictly kitchen operation and aim to make just enough for family and friends.
Merry Christmas From Our House To Your House
Most people who visit a saints festival never get past the carnival games, and food vendors. this video was meant to be an eleven minute entree past that into the world of those who venerate the saints, and unabashedly have a wonderful time while doing it.
Find a warm berth in some shoreside cafe, get a mug of coffee, and watch the inevitable.
I can still hear the train engine switching an industrial park a mile or so away. And yes, I listen to sirens far away.
I needed a break from writing, So here is a short summer time video. I hope it helps put you in a relaxed mood
mast hoops are a bit of old technology still needed to make traditional vessels sail.