Category Archives: Jay

BLM Update

By | June 17, 2020

For what it’s worth: Here in my little (4,000 people) town in Vermont our government consists of a five-member elected “Selectboard” which usually meets every other week during normal times, but which has been meeting weekly during Covid-19. Via Zoom, of course. Meetings have a tendency to drag on due to citizen comment — and due to the… Read More »

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Black Lives Matter

By | June 11, 2020

Many organizations have been posting thoughtful, well-reasoned announcements regarding their attitude toward recent events and toward the Black Lives Matter movement. We, Carole and Jay Furr, are just a middle-aged married couple with no special standing — but nonetheless, it seems wrong that our website is lacking any sign or testament of our attitudes and beliefs. So here… Read More »

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Covid-19 claims another event

By | May 18, 2020

We just received word today that the four Susan G Komen 3-Day walks scheduled for 2020 have been postponed until 2021: New England, August 20-22, 2021 Chicago, October 1-3, 2021 Dallas/Fort Worth, November 5-7, 2021 San Diego, November 19-21, 2021 Obviously, it was the responsible thing to do, both from a legal point of view and from a… Read More »

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The Bunnies Have A Strong Union

By | May 28, 2018

{Carole and Jay, outside working on the lawn. Jay is mowing; Carole is mulching and manuring roses.} Carole: Why didn’t you mow everything? You left these patches with the little yellow flowers. Jay: The bunnies insisted. Carole: What? Jay: The bunnies insisted I leave the flowers alone. You don’t want to piss off the bunnies. They have a strong… Read More »

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