How many of you remember the Y2K scare or 9/11? It's hard to imagine some adults weren't here for either. How about looking back 50 years? Who remembers watching Neil Armstrong on a black-and-white TV screen as he took "a giant leap for mankind"? I do.
What is a field hockey stick good for? Playing field hockey, of course, but our employee Joan uses hers to fend off a rooster.
Someday soon, you'll be able to merely think about bananas, and a drone will deliver a bunch. Convenience is supreme. Or is it?
The Canterbury Police phoned three times. The first call confirmed that Sorin, one of Miles Smith Farm's working steers, was hanging out on Hackleboro Road. The other calls were to find out when we were coming to collect him. The police chief was cruising along behind Sorin as he wandered along the road, eating brush and investigating the neighborhood, and the chief wanted to get back to more traditional police work.
Even though it's six weeks away, now is the time to prepare for the Hopkinton Fair. Tonight I put a yoke on my favorite ox team, Topper and Stash, and using a chain to connect the yoke to a metal sled called a stone boat, had them pull the empty sled around the yard. Typically used to haul stones, tonight the 50-pound sled was empty. When loaded with rocks it can weigh 200 or 300 pounds.