Archive for October, 2011


Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Here are the lyrics to one of the songs I sang yesterday at Frog Pond Early Learning Center's fall festival. It's my tribute to one of my favorite places on earth—Huntley Meadows. Huntley ©2002 by Herb Tyson As I walk through the trees, A distant lark sings, Keeping time to the rhythm The woodpecker brings.  And ...

On irons, starch, and ironing boards

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

I wonder how many people under the age of 30 have ever used an iron, let alone used starch. Back in the dark ages—before permanent press—my mother insisted that I use starch when ironing my shirts. Yes, I was doing my own ironing by the time I was 6. All ...