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I’m keeping a lookout for Christopher Bell, the Erie Canal folk singer who travels from gig to gig by canoe, according to this NYTimes story earlier this week. There’s even a myspace link there where you can hear his music. Bell explains it as a reaction to fuel prices, but certainly an enhancement to his inspiration, too. Meanwhile, here’s who I’ve seen:
a solitary puffin . . . must transform when it made its way “upwest” to arrive here. Link shows puffins’ appearance as they congregate downeast…
Summertime brings all sorts out; here sits a historian on the bow of a pilot boat with a legendary name.
Notice the pilot high on the bow of S/R Wilmington?
Now? He’s even got a sunshade rigged.
Now if Bell caught a ride to his next gig up here, how might that influence his sound? It’d also give new meaning to “ship’s bell.”
More people on the boro soon, maybe even Bell.