[Summit] Fountain

Emlyn Addison noisyblocks at gmail.com
Fri May 19 17:28:20 CDT 2017


Hot months in New England are now more consistently from May through
September; even seeing more freakishly warm days in October and November.
Those days all add up.

In fact I can't remember the last time it wasn't stinking hot in late
September. My kid's tan is a testament to that!

On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 2:14 PM, Aaron Smuts <asmuts at gmail.com> wrote:

> I know.  Strange weather.  No complaints here.  . . . But a day or two
> doesn't make a month.  In any case, if it's anything like the current
> fountain they they won't turn it on if they expect a freeze shortly after.
> Kind of like tending to a garden.   . . .  Besides the only person in the
> universe who knows the secret code to get it running will probably get sick
> and be unable to start it until mid August.   In any case, check out the
> mushroom thing at Billy Taylor park for inspiration.
>
> On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 2:03 PM, Emlyn Addison <noisyblocks at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> "10 months"? It was 93 degrees on May 18th! I count more than 2 months of
>> hot weather in a year ;)
>>
>> On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 1:46 PM, Aaron Smuts <asmuts at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Somehow I think that turning Lippitt Park into Millennium Park is out of
>>> the budget. Though it would be nice if we could replace the bird feeder
>>> with a miniature version of the Bean!
>>>
>>> They built some kind of water attraction in Billy Taylor Playground at
>>> Cypress and Camp.  Something like that might be worth looking into.
>>> Maybe.  I don't know where it would go and what it would look like the 10
>>> months out of the year when it's too cold to be wet outside.
>>>
>>> On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 1:30 PM, Gayle Gifford <gayle at ceffect.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'm also a big fan of the beautiful historic fountain and the effort of
>>>> neighbors that got it working again after so many years of not working.
>>>> Those of you interested in a Lippitt Park Conservancy might want to reach
>>>> out to the Blackstone Parks Conservancy.
>>>> And, splashing in water is irresistible to kids (and grownups too).  A
>>>> waterpark would be a better solution.  I hunger for the Crown Fountain in
>>>> Chicago's Millenniul Park https://www.cityofchicago.org/
>>>> city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/chicago_s_publicartcrownfountain
>>>> inmillenniumpark.html ...
>>>>
>>>> Gayle Gifford
>>>> ****
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