Friday, October 24, 2008

The Perfect Storm – Day 52

On Thursday, a number of people, including Carly and Hillel, spent quite a while sanding and polishing brightly colored acrylic rods for the Play Power light wall. It's a pretty intensive process, as Carly demonstrates, but the finished product is well worth the effort.

Then staff had an opportunity to try the rods out on the light wall and make colorful patterns. And on the light activity table, too, when Janice's grandchildren stopped by for a quick testing session. We were all mesmerized by the bright lights!

In other news, James (the building manager) spent some time high in the air to paint some areas on the outside of the building – one of many, many maintenance projects he's completed while we've been closed to get us fixed up and looking good.

And speaking of flying high... Karen Lambe made another triumphant return to the Museum, this time to bathe the bugs from the stairwell, which Margaret helped remove and rehang.

Dave Marchetti also returned yesterday to begin installing our beautiful new fish tanks. And that was all one day! Yes, there's a lot going on here, and it's a good thing Janice is keeping us organized. Here's how:
This chart has come to be known as "the perfect storm," which is fitting because we're starting to feel a bit like we're been hit by a hurricane!

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