The Rock Wall

Posted July 24, 2014 at 10:16 am

We were so sorry to learn about the tragedy which hit the Greg and Myrna Beydler family Friday night.

- The weather was wonderful for the Picnic. We couldn’t have asked for any better.

– So was the music by Tom Tough, Nick Sibley, Neil Parks, sound – Terry Bales, Mike Thompson and Densel Kimbrough. Lana (Smith) Wilson said the Class of 1969 was more than pleased with the performance. So were a lot of visitors including Raymond Fleischman (of course), Brad and Mary True and Kimball and me. Kimball said the group was as good (or better) than any who played in the Park. I was there for a few minutes when they first started and played “I saw her standing there.” Then we had to leave and photo class reunions and activities in the Park.

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    The Rock Wall

    In past years, the peak fall color has averaged around Oct. 15, so we have been watching to see what effect the drought has on color this year.

    Monday morning, Oct. 15, I told Kimball that the oak and hickory trees north of our house looked the best I’d seen them. I also said I can never tell when the peak hits until a day or two later.

    I’m thinking today, Tuesday, that Monday was it.

    The sugar maples don’t play by oak rules.

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