Summer 2008

The shots below are from our second season:

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Sarah and Gonzo with a trout from our pond.

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Memorial gathering for Gonzo, November 15th.

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Overcome with emotion (and Jim Beam), Snoopy takes a much-deserved nap.

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Our outdoor kitchen area.

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Weed-based band "Fat Sack of Bluegrass" playing at our Boxcar Warming Party fundraiser in October.

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As our national depression grew in severity during 2008, the number of trains passing by Black Butte on the UP mainline decreased noticeably.

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BBCRC members took our six-person railbike out for a rubber-tire spin for the Weed Carnivale on July 12th.

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Together with our partners, the Weed Arts Council, we won second place in the parade competition!

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We hosted Mexico City-based "gypsy punk" band POLKA MADRE for a show at Black Butte on June 24th. The show was well attended, both by out of towners and local people from Weed, Mt. Shasta and Dunsmuir.

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We've been hosting a regular summertime Tuesday night jam at Black Butte with our visiting friends, members of the Weed Arts Council and other local musicians.

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CORP switching outside our front door.