Friday, October 20
Closing Date(s): The club stays open until November 15. Longwood closes its courts on November 5. Braeburn has two courts closed and will probably close the others next week.
Automatic Pilot: The Webmaster is on vacation, so the news pages have been written in advance. (The wondrous technology behind the website enables us to generate future pages that will pop up automatically at midnight each day.) If there are any urgent issues, postings or problemmos, please notify the website's dad.
Regatta: It's coming this weekend to a river near you. Here's a link to the official site.
Autumn Leaves, the chemistry of: Why do leaves change color? Find out here.
IDYLLS OF THE KING: THE LAST TOURNAMENT (EXCERPT)-Alfred Lord Tennyson
The sudden trumpet sounded as in a dream
To ears but half-awaked, then one low roll
Of Autumn thunder, and the jousts began:
And ever the wind blew, and yellowing leaf
And gloom and gleam, and shower and shorn plume
Went down it. Sighing weariedly, as one
Who sits and gazes on a faded fire,
When all the goodlier guests are past away,
Sat their great umpire, looking o'er the lists....
Court Conditions: Good.
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Joe DeBassio Webmaster.
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