NZ. Not.

Table and chairs covered with nine inches of snow

I returned from New Zealand sunshine to the above-below in Boston. Welcome home, Tom!

To finish NZ musings, and break a self-inflicted rule …
Though not musical, I can say that New Zealander Hayley Westenra has one of the most pure voices I’ve ever heard—if you happen to be new to her, which I reluctantly admit that I was, I recommend you seek her out.

(The pictures above and below are from the “back yard,” all of about 9X9, of our wee Boston abode. Above, obviously, table and chair; below, a sculpture.)

Indistinguishable sculpture covered with snow