Last Wednesday (December 17, 2014) we celebrated our first Holiday Party at the Alameda collections space. Plenty of people, food, drinks, and cheerful times. Liz Makings skillfully accompanied the Christmas carols on the keyboard. Photos are posted here.
And, with permission (“Sure – this could be my big break.”), we reproduce here Walter Fertig’s genial adaptation of:
On the First day of Christmas, the herbarium gave to me, a Perdix in a Pyrus tree*On the Second day of Christmas, the herbarium gave to me two Croton setigerus and a Perdix in a Pyrus tree