Postcard #21- Brought to you by the letter “B”

Posted on June 19, 2011. Filed under: Postcards | Tags: , , |

It occurred to me that my weekend was all about the “B”s: Banjos,a bike sale, boxes, baked beans, BBQ and as always Boston Terriers. I’ve been wanting to learn how to play the banjo and I was dismayed to learn that Maytan Music Center does not rent or sell banjos so I knew I was going to have to buy one- but where? Craigslist or the Big Nickel of course! I looked at the Big Nickel (no banjos for sale), but I did see my friend’s advertisement for their annual bike sale so I did what any good friend does:I called him up and razzed about advertising in the Big Nickel (no offense!). Coot knew of a banjo being sold at a garage sale the next morning but I would be able to look at it before it went on sale- sold to the girl who loves the banjo! Now I’m looking for a (patient) banjo teacher and a new banjo case. My next B involved Coot and Fluff’s bike sale the next morning- I did not buy a bike, but I did comment how great the bicycles were and I’d like to think that I helped to sell at least one. Later in the day, John and I returned to Coot’s house for a BBQ, complete with baked beans, barbecued chicken and two little boys who threatened to drench me with a hose. I had a great time and didn’t want the evening to end, but I had to get up early to finish packing up my classroom. Earlier in the week I went to Lowes and bought sturdy boxes and packing tape. Even though I was low on motivation I powered up on coffee and filled those boxes full of my teaching stuff. Later in the day John loaded up the boxes and they are now sitting in a storage unit on 4th street. Boston terriers are always part of my day and I couldn’t resist taking a picture of Lucille playing her in tub of water. I did take a picture of Lillian and the banjo, but for some reason it won’t show up on my desktop. So there you go, sorry this is so late, but I’ve been busy.

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Ah, the letter B. You used it for such nice things too. I love it that you found a Banjo, hope you find a teacher too. I drug mine around for years and played with it but never found a teacher. It’s not easy to learn all by yourself, at least for me it’s not. Missed you the last day of school too. We must connect this 5 weeks off. K?


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