Tuesday, July 12, 2011

new lake hours


People of Chilmark
Thomas Hart Benton, 1920

Row Boat Rental*
Adults: $5.00
Children: $2.00
Under 12: Free!

*
shoes must be worn. used bowling shoes not allowed. life preservers must be worn. only 2 to a boat. no standing in boat. no feeding water-faring animals. not void wherever Chilmark may be. no racing. no rocking of boat. no circling or facing backwards. no leaping from boat to boat or boat into water. no swinging or lashing of oars. customer responsible for broken oars except for killing of attacking rabbits. small children must wear goggles. owner not responsible for missing children. I truly believe she murdered her little girl. closed at dusk.

5 Comments:

Blogger Tumblewords: said...

I do, too, but the jury didn't. Great post.

7/12/2011 10:53 PM  
Blogger Helen said...

Ditto. Your Magpie is a real gem.

7/12/2011 11:06 PM  
Blogger Sue J said...

The rules remind me of a miniature village set-up we visited once. The only thing they didn't put on it was 'smiling and fun, not allowed', but we sort of gathered that.
This lot don't seem to be taking much notice anyway.

7/13/2011 4:06 AM  
Blogger HyperCRYPTICal said...

Great write - I sure I have read similar rules somewhere, everywhere - so risk averse these days.

Anna :o]

7/14/2011 3:04 PM  
Blogger Tess Kincaid said...

I'm giggling, Phil! x

7/17/2011 2:33 PM  

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