Monthly Archives: January 2011

January 31st

A three hour exam in landscape gardening today. We had three hours of desk crits in planting design studio this afternoon. Lots of talk about the back to back storms coming.

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January 30th

Frank spoke at a farmer’s institute about his orchard experience. He had the usual baked bean and pie dinner there. I had another quiet day working on my art projects with some school work as well. During the afternoon I … Continue reading

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January 29th

Frank blames colds on the dust from so many bare roads. Two of his children had to miss church on Sunday as a result. In the evening he took the train via Boston to go to Lowell. I stayed in … Continue reading

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January 28th

Frank and Fred Sears ran an orchard in South Amherst, where Atkins and Applewood are today. Honors then design studio today.

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January 27th

A busy and rainy day for Frank. He used a dictation machine in his day. We can play with digital recording today. We had heavy snow last night and today. After putting my back out shoveling, I had to nurse … Continue reading

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January 26th

Frank lectured at 8 am, then went for a lovely walk with Alice to Orient Springs, later catching a hockey game between MAC and MIT where we won by one. My day is unfolding rather uneventfully this morning, as I … Continue reading

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January 25th

Today Frank taught his morning class, then went to see his physician in Northampton in the afternoon. He got his new edition of Kemp’s Landscape Gardening book today! That must have been exciting since Frank edited that version. Today you … Continue reading

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January 24th

Frank lectured on art at Amherst College today which was warm and sunny. We continue to be in the deep freeze. All the water leaking into my upstairs has stopped. Thank goodness for the work the roofers did shoveling all … Continue reading

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January 23rd

It is funny to read Frank had cut a faculty meeting today. He did not have a high opinion of them. Today I worked further on the design images for the ordering principles project. I could work forever on that, … Continue reading

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January 22nd

It was a quiet Sunday for Frank. For me it is a pretty stressed, demanding Saturday. I am sorting through years of award winning photos for our students to view in studio to help with their first project. And also … Continue reading

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