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Entries from July 27th, 2009

Farewell dear Crossbearers

July 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Musings, Shaker, Site Seeing, travel

As my fellow Seminar attendees know, the title of a Shaker hymn from Hancock ca 1850 which we sang in farewell to one another ’til next we meet. Sunday morning brought two final presentations for this year’s seminar:  Rob Emlen presented “Picturing a Shaker Village:  How the public imagined the Shaker Landscape in 1835” and […]

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A glorious day in the village

July 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Musings, Shaker

What a busy third day we’ve had!  And, best of all, the New England sun came out today!   It ended up quite hot by the afternoon making the afternoon sessions a challenge – not because the speakers weren’t interesting – but because the heat was trying to whisk us to dream land! After a nice […]

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We make you freely welcome…

July 24th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Communal Societies, Musings, Shaker, Site Seeing, travel

Even the chipmunk and the bees welcomed us to Canterbury Shaker Village today for the third day of Shaker Seminar.   We had breakfast at the Great Stone Dwelling at Enfield Shaker Village, then drove to Canterbury where after a delightful lunch, we were split into groups and either explored on our own, toured an exhibit […]

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Shaker Seminar 2009 – Day Two

July 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment · Musings

A day of beautiful words, images, and voices.

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Joy and Zeal

July 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Musings

JOY:  the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying; keen pleasure; elation: She felt the joy of seeing her son’s success. ZEAL:  –noun fervor for a person, cause, or object; eager desire or endeavor; enthusiastic diligence; ardor. Hubby and I have arrived for the first day of this summer’s […]

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