On 10/31/05, Linda Maxwell <rinderpeste1@...
> Carl, these articles on Sam Cooke are excellent - thanks for passing them
> Sooo....how's spring shaping up in lovely Christchurch?
> Hoekstra is one of my favorite newspaper reporters; his scope is as good
as anyone working for a daily paper.
Christchurch is beautiful. Though I missed the Bats' (whose new CD is
excellent, maybe my favorite Robert Scott disc of this decade) show last
weekend, all of the trees are in bloom. The time difference with the US
works for me -- getting to see the White Sox win the World Series and then
go swimming outdoors with the rest of my afternoon.
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