It seems there's a new holiday every time I turn around! There are some interesting ones in the month of August and I thought you'd like to know about them. My favorite? Probably the "Just Because"
A Good Day in Tappan
Dated: September 30 2012
Well, another Colonial Day in Tappan is over, and I can hang up my musket until the next event. Despite the threatening clouds overhead, it never rained, and hundreds of people came to the Dewint House grounds to enjoy the afternoon. By the time it was over, I had emptied my cartridge box of ammunition, and had to borrow some cartridges from the troops who joined us. I think that the guns going off were heard in Sparkill. The sheep shearer came all the way from Plymouth, Vermont, and all afternoon, kids were walking around with bracelets made from newly woven wool. For me, the highlight was talking with a group of young adults with Down's Syndrome. They were so excited to be there, and one talked very knowledgeably about Benedict Arnold and Major Andre. It warmed the heart of this old history teacher.
I am thrilled to join Wright Bros as a new member of the Nyack community. After spending most of my life working as a Head Electrician on Broadway, I discovered through buying and selling my own prop....