Thursday, February 22, 2007

Five month posting drought

And all I've got is other interesting stuff.

1. ASLSP - How slow is slow? Would you believe 639 years? That's how long it will take to perform John Cage's piece called As Slow As Possible. I suppose it could be slower but at 1 note change every year that's how long it will take. You can even 'sponsor' a year with a donation but do it quickly as many years are already not available. Next opening is 2017 (as of this writing). If you go to the web site you can even hear a recording of the current tone. And you thought Stairway to Heaven was long!

2. History of the Bunny Ears - you've done it, I've done it, as a teacher I've told people not to do it - but where did it come from and why do we think it's fun (funny) to do? Although it gives a bit of history at this web site, I don't remember doing it as a kid. Do you have any pictures of you or other kids doing it in the 50s or 60s?

Exploring Haida Gwaii

Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands) proved to be quite a contrast to my recent trip to Croatia. The number of touris...