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Friday, September 22, 2000


Body like a hot-house ...more

In August, the Mosquito received a letter to the editorfrom Norma Japp announcing her plans to retire the plant cartthat she has tended so lovingly on Bedford Road for thepast 32 years. As she expressed it, "we put the cart away, itneeds a rest." ...more

This is the final in a series of articles featuring the Art of Living in Carlisle Tour on Saturday, September 23. ...more

The Merrimack Repertory theater opens the 2000/2001 season with Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot Lovers. ...more

In the brilliantly lighted stair space between the second and third levels of the library, D'Ann Brownrigg was invited to hang her recent watercolors. The show is a delight. Working one's way up the studies of nature's bounties and scenes, one is rewarded with a large still-life. The luscious red apple, a difficult hue, here is wonderfully successful. Aged cheese, grapes and a bottle of wine are all painted in delicious colors and framed by Brownrigg's double matte of her signature fluid coloration. This artful coloring also encloses "Squash Party" with gradations of colors defining a variety of squash forms into shadow and light with a brilliant highlight. It's made by cleverly leaving white paper in exactly the right place as broad swift brushstrokes fill the background with ambient light. ...more

"What did you do on your summer vacation?" How many times have you been asked that question, especially when you were in grade school? Personally I always dreaded that question and the following request to put it in writing. I never got a very good mark on that paper either. Maybe I'm mellowing, but now I am going to tell you about our vacation. I call it "Cruising the Coast of Maine by Car." ...more

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