“Winter blues,” at the moment, is a misnomer. It’s nice and sunny from where I’m at, which’d be the Monterey Public Library.
That said, the HML’s 30th anniversary summer is officially over. Where’d the time go?
It seems like just yesterday we were celebrating Victoria Day on May 26th, placing gunpowder between two anvils, the top one upturned, igniting the charge, and hurling the upper anvil into the air.
Well, all is not lost. Because to quote our pal Mac MacDonald at the Monterey County Weekly:
My guess is that despite the great Indian summer-type weather lately, we’ve seen the last of the outdoor music events, but that doesn’t mean the music itself is going into hibernation for the winter. Quite the contrary.
Hate to sound like a broken record, but I am truly astounded at the quantity and quality of music being offered in this area.
That’s Mac for you – ever the optimist (hence his myriad of nicknames: Sunny Mac, Mac the Golden-Thought’ed, and Mac the Optimist.)
And he’s right: the great music will continue during the winter months, thanks in no part to the musical juggernaut that is ((folkYEAH!!)) Check their site and their Facebook a lot. And of course there’s also the Alternative Cafe, Crepe Place, Fernwood etc etc. You know this.
We at the Library, meanwhile, were going to devote our winter to the new Murakami book. But apparently it’s, like, 924 pages, and according to the Times, it’s kinda plodding.
Oh well then, I guess it’s back to Plan B (for the sixth winter in a row, btw.)