Thursday, January 27, 2011

Can Miss Emily come out to play?

11:00 AM Thurdsay

In a previous season

17 comments:

Anonymous said...

See how great she looks without all those trees!

LarryK4 said...

Yeah, I have to admit at first I was a tad skeptical since I used to hide behind those trees 45-50 years ago this time of year to lob snowballs at cars driving along Main Street.

But she does look pretty damn grand.

Anonymous said...

I think that fence turned out really nice as well.

LarryK4 said...

Amherst College understands history.

Anonymous said...

i was driving by the houses the other day and thought to myself how much nicer it must be, for people who come from way out of town to visit, to find the house with it's fence and the other improvements (that i think are ongoing?)

did amherst college consult on the job or something?

while we're at it, i've gotta say i appreciate the work they've done on 116 as well. they didn't have to do that! class act.

LarryK4 said...

One advantage of a billion dollar endowment.

Anonymous said...

And yet you always ask UMass to pay for everything....

LarryK4 said...

Just their fair share.

Anonymous said...

Martha Lyon, Northampton, MA landscape architect, designed the exterior hedge and fence project

Read more at Suite101: Emily Dickinson Museum Landscape Renovation: Nineteenth Century Village Landscape Features Unite Historic Homes http://www.suite101.com/content/emily-dickinson-museum-landscape-renovation-a131900#ixzz1CKory1q4

Anonymous said...

Here is the link for a story about the renovations:
http://www.suite101.com/content/emily-dickinson-museum-landscape-renovation-a131900

Anonymous said...

historically accurate or not, that fence looks like a prison.
no wonder that lesbo poet was a shut-in... she was trapped by the fence.

emilesbo dickaintinson

Anonymous said...

Anon 8:26

It wasn't to keep her in, it was to keep garbage like you out.

LarryK4 said...

Yeah, watch it there Anon 8:36 AM

My great great grandfather will come back from the grave and slap you (figuratively speaking of course)

Anonymous said...

I agree with the sentiment that the fence looks lke a prison. It looks awful. I cringe every time I drive by it. It makes the property look very uninviting.

Anonymous said...

I get it, she never got laid because the fence kept out the garbage. she needed a banging fo sho

LarryK4 said...

I'm nobody! Who are you?
Are you nobody, too?
Then there's a pair of us — don't tell!
They'd banish us, you know.

Anonymous said...

whirlwind did the excellent stonework there!