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Carnival Music and Gourds in Nice, France

It’s carnival time again and Nice is buzzing!

Every year, the Nice carnival has a different theme, and this year it’s music. The Carnival King, … 439 more words


Tiny Bear

While I’m still a couple of weeks away from sharing a piece that I’ve worked on for over a month and a half, I have been sharing part of it. 13 more words


The Bottle Gourd Experiment, Day 1

After two years of harvesting a handful of tiny carrots/kohlrabi/potatoes and bitter lettuce I decided to try something different in 2015: bottle gourds. The seeds arrived a few days ago; today I put three of them in some water to prepare them for germination. 274 more words


Can I get a hand? Another hand?

I think I talked about this fiddle in an earlier post. I have really taken to playing the fiddle lately. I don’t know what I was thinking, but when I built this thing sometime last year I gave it a crazy long neck and scale length. 224 more words

The Pepper and The Gourd: A Love Story

Said the pepper to the gourd,
“I’ll throw myself upon the sword,
To attest to our loving,
In a baked dish in the oven.”

Said the gourd to the pepper, 120 more words