Taking care of business.
Dig the intensity of Paolo.
This sign on a fence in Hadley urges people to visit a local Maple sugar shack.
The days have been warm and the nights have been cold, perfect weather for getting the sap to run, resulting in a bountiful crop with lots of the sugary goo available at reasonable prices.
Today was a nice warm day. I spent some time sitting with a friend from the Survival Center at the UMass Minuteman statue, where my buddy took my picture.
Later we wandered over to the Student Business Fair.
The campus socialists are slipping, there were no protesters. Instead various student-run businesses peacefully promoted their products.
One of the most successful businesses on campus is run by the Bike Co-op, which repairs and customizes bicycles and skateboards. They do excellent work.
I sampled some homemade ice cream. It was delicious!
Here is some business music.
Another local joke:
What is the difference between Springfield and Northampton?
In Springfield a guy has gotta watch his back.
In Northampton a guy has gotta watch his back end.