026–Tarry With Me Awhile and Wait…


Sleepy Hollow, part 1!

The entire “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” has been re-recorded and remastered and, along with a few other Halloweenie kinds of stories, appears in the Crafting-a-Life Shoppe.

Learn the origins of the name “Tarrytown”
as you
listen to Geoffrey Crayon’s Sketchbook.

You should also check out Diedrich Knickerbocker’s History of New York!

sunny side Irving
Meet my man Irving (aka “Mr. Knickerbocker”…).

Washington Irving Sunnyside
And his spectacularly (self-)designed home on the Hudson.



Someday plan to take advantage of the Legend.

Kindred Hudson River School
Imagine yourself as part of the Hudson River School which I had no time to talk about but will try to get to next week.

And a little on the Mather Boys, Increase and Cotton (who NAMES these people?!) and their attitudes towards Witchcraft.
Here’s Cotton:

Cotton Mather.jpg
Cotton Mather” by Peter Pelham. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

“Cotton Mather” by Peter Pelham, artist – http://www.columbia.edu/itc/law/witt/images/lect3/. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

The DomiKNITtrix’s spectacularly appropriate skull pattern (which is free for a bit longer).

A non-Socks-That-Rock club–NAYY but it looks nice!

And a nice theory/site for socks. They’re gorgeous and there’s something about not-quite-matched socks that appeals to the eccentric in me…
“Mismatched with Care in Vermont”
I love that.

And once again

Thank you Heidi for goodie box! My 2-1/2 year old must march every day to “76 Trombones”. Thank you so much!

Book talk begins at 15:20. Listen to 26 audio.


I’m Heather Ordover

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