Remembrance Day; Covid Surging; Map Your Neighborhood; St. Paul’s Event; Songs: Let Them In; No Man’s Land

CONTENTS 11/11/2020
Remembrance Day
COVID Surging
Map Your Neighborhood
St. Paul’s Event
Jp Falcon Brady And Michael Longeneker
Radio Free Fl!p: Let Them In; No Man’s Land

REMEMBRANCE DAY

November 11, 1918 was the day the armistice was signed to end World War One. It was originally created as a celebration of Peace.  This is a time to remember all those who survived and all those who didn’t. Thank you for your service. And I’m so sorry…

COVID SURGING

From The Bellingham Herald: Tuesday marked the eighth day the county has seen a double-digit increase in new cases in the past 11 days. Whatcom County has averaged 14.3 new cases per day over the past week. That is the county’s highest weekly average since it averaged 14.4 on June 30, which was one day after that mark peaked at 16.6 on June 29.

Up 8.5% (59 cases) since Nov. 3 to 752 total cases and the rate of new infections per 100,000 residents in the past 14 days increased from 44 to 64.

“We must continue to shelter in place, protect our families, our community, follow all safety protocols, wear masks, social distance and limit interactions in your home to 10 or less individuals,” a post to the Lummi Communication Facebook page Monday read. “Rather than visiting your family and loved ones, call them or Facetime them. Protect each other.” 

https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/coronavirus/article247097192.html#storylink=mainstage_lead

MAP YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

I would love an opportunity to meet over Zoom with you and your neighbors on your own block to plan for earthquakes and other emergencies in the time of COVID. If you are willing to reach out and invite the neighbors who live on your block, I will join you and facilitate your meeting. This is a good time to come together with the people who live around us. They are  the ones most likely to be there in the event of a disaster – or even a big winter storm. We can do this! Love/Fl!p 360-671-4511 flip@columbianeighborhood.org

ST. PAUL’S EVENT 11/15 12-3pm

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at 2117 Walnut is planning a parade-style celebration event this Sunday. Members of the congregation have been asked to enter the neighborhood via Monroe St. above Walnut St. We have staggered the members’ arrival so as not to cause too much traffic at one time. In the event that you find yourself “stuck” in the parade, kindly let one of our traffic flaggers (look for the safety vests) know and they will assist you in passing by the parade line safely. The carillon bells will be playing extra hymns on the hour, enjoy the music! For more information, visit our website at www.stpaulsbellingham.org or call Myra Corcorran, Communications Manager, at 360.927.8803.

JP FALCON BRADY AND MICHAEL LONGENEKER

They often play together, both writing and performing their own music. JP is a self-taught acoustic guitarist, singer, songwriter and a proud member of the Blackfeet Nation. Either solo or with his band, JP performs originals and covers all over the Pacific Northwest, Montana, Hawaii and British Columbia, Canada. Visit JP’s website at: jpfalconband.com/

Together, we can keep Arts Alive! FireHouse Performing Arts Center and FireHouse Studio is making it possible for artists to record their performances in a live theater setting, and sell tickets to their finished and edited work online on Vimeo and in FireHouse Studio Gallery.

Please help support artists and arts organizations by donating to FireHouse Performing Arts Center and Recording Studio through this link: secure.givelively.org/donate/allied-arts-foundation-seattle/firehouse-arts-events-center Donations are tax-deductible.

Here’s the trailer:
https://vimeo.com/ondemand/jpfalcon/439596839?autoplay=1

RADIO FREE FL!P: LET THEM IN; NO MAN’S LAND

LET THEM IN

Sung by John Gorka.  It is actually a poem which may have been found in a hospital in the Philippines during World War II. My most recent search found it was written by  Elma Dean. Gorka set it to music.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtasByd1dJ4

NO MAN’S LAND

Eric Bogle. In honor of Armistice Day.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-38PB

Love/Fl!p 360-671-4511  2518 Cherry Street flip@columbianeighborhood.org

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