[pct-l] Musical instruments
steeldriver at peoplepc.com
Fri Feb 29 21:57:00 CST 2008
Jealous of your skills no doubt.
>From: Jeffrey Olson <jolson at olc.edu>
>Sent: Feb 29, 2008 10:50 PM
>Cc: pct-l at backcountry.net
>Subject: Re: [pct-l] Musical instruments
>Back when I was in college at UOP in Stockton, CA, my friends and I used
>to take weekend trips up from Yosemite VAlley to Merced Lake, or Little
>Yosemite Valley and environs. On one trip when we camped one night at
>Merced Lake I brought out my recorder, the medieval flute type
>instrument. I'm pretty good, having played it since I was four years
>old. We were sitting around in the dark, sipping, smoking, and
>socializing. I pulled out my recorder and started playing my heart
>out. I could hear minor echos across the lake. After a couple minutes
>of playing, right in the middle of silence that speaks, someone across
>the lake shouted out, "Shut up!!!"
>Within a half second three or four other voices from camps around the
>lake - not echos - shouted their own version of shut up. My friends
>thought this was hilarious, as they were too polite to tell me to knock
>it off. Just be sensitive...
>Jeff, just Jeff...
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