Trinity Lime Rock’s combo show opens

Gordon Gustafson (left) chatted with woodworker Alan Turner at Trinity Episcopal Church April 19.

Patrick L. Sullivan

Trinity Lime Rock’s combo show opens

LIME ROCK — The “All Things Trinity!” art/craft/book show opened Friday, April 19, with a reception at Trinity Episcopal Church.

Pastor Heidi Truax explained that the show is a bit of a grab bag, designed to allow parishioners the chance to demonstrate their talents without the pressure of a juried art show.

So there were all sorts of items on display, including simple and extremely comfortable stools designed by Alan Turner to be used with a kitchen island.

Christine Gevert’s nature photography was also featured, as were art works from three younger members of the Sisk family.

Tom Schindler was there with his new book “A Hidden Legacy” about Esther Zimmer Lederberg, who was married to Nobel Prize winner Joshua Lederberg.

The latter won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1958 and enjoyed an illustrious career.

Esther Zimmer Lederberg was an accomplished scientist in her own right and played an important if hitherto obscure role in her husband’s success.

“She never got credit, Schindler said.

So he wrote the book, published by Oxford University press, to rectify the situation.

“It’s been an eight-year obsession,” he said cheerfully.

The show continues this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, April 27 to 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It is part of the ongoing celebration of the church’s 150th anniversary.

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