Archive for June, 2009

Jun 25 2009

Bats

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Lulu and I had a bat-oriented night in Davis last night. First, we watched a live presentation starring a cast of orphans. Get the Flash Player to see this content. [All filmography by Lulu. Ginna edited and produced it. The first song is There Ain’t No Bugs on Me by Jerry Garcia and David Grisman. […]

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Jun 22 2009

Animal Songs

As a belated b’day present for Lulu, we met up with P & J for a performance at the Freight. It was Cheryl Wheeler, who gave us her usual abundance of gut-laughs and music-induced emotion, pausing only for hot flashes. Her final number — and her last song ever at the original Freight — was […]

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Jun 20 2009

Refugee Day

Yesterday was my day to tutor my Bhutanese refugee. Before the lesson I met her at Oakland’s annual Refugee Day, an occasion I’d not known existed. Here’s a picture of her with her granddaughter. One granddaughter. Many granddaughters. During part of the day’s ESL instruction we worked with singular and plural. I spontaneously flew around […]

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