The month is ending but I’ve been listening to some unbelievable vocalists, all discovered by serendipity. There’s a strong country – western – bluegrass connection among them, all women, but each one is distinct.
I hadn’t heard of … Read more
Music is an integral part of our family life and everyone plays or played at instrument. My son and I have been enjoying playing low brass instruments – me relearning, him picking up for the first time – together. We’ve … Read more
When my son asked me to play Dungeons and Dragons, I was happy to oblige although, at the time, I didn’t really know what I was getting myself in for. I had played a bit when a teenager and had … Read more
As our kids age out of Halloween costumes and trick or treat, the costuming seems to become more involved! This year was initially going to be a medieval knight but pivoted in September to a Star Wars bounty hunter, no … Read more
I haven’t blogged in awhile about music but it’s a constant in my daily life. My kids have ruminated on (and rued) their upbringing to the sonic liltings of The Pogues, bawdy sea shanties, and a wide variety of world, … Read more
“Through Early Yellowstone” is a delightful trip through travelers’ tales about one of the most remarkable places on Earth. Not only was Yellowstone the United States’ first national park, filled with an incredible number of natural wonders, it quickly captured … Read more
I walk a lot on my commute – down to the train up north, and from the train to the office. Over time, I’ve made some observations about my fellow pedestrians. Not only are there definite types, but there seem … Read more