Tag Archives: music

Spring miracle

I can’t wait another second to tell you the news. (Besides, you asked for an update.) Some of you may remember last month’s blog about the little tame chipmunk from last summer.  He had a crack in his ear, and … Continue reading

Posted in May 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Native American Flute Blessing

Last night, in the early hours before midnight, traveling silently through the dark house, I heard a strange sound. Coyotes singing? Owls crooning? Wind danced through the trees, blowing yellow leaves onto the earth.  Wind’s melody crescendoed everywhere, but what … Continue reading

Posted in October 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

My true love bought me dandelion jelly.

My true love bought me dandelion jelly this week. The woman who sold it to him pronounced, “It tastes like honey.” This morning I slathered clear-colored dandelion jelly atop a piece of Ezekiel Bread covered with natural crunchy peanut butter. … Continue reading

Posted in June 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 86 Comments

Storms never last do they baby?

Storms never last do they baby? Bad times all pass with the winds Your hand in mine stills the thunder And you make the sun want to shine… Seriously, folks, you can be enjoying a *somewhat* warm Sunday afternoon with … Continue reading

Posted in May 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Opening our Easter heart

My Good Friday tradition, for more years than you can count on fingers and toes, involved spinning the old album on the record player, clicking in an eight track tape, pushing in a condensed “modern” tape, and eventually inserting a … Continue reading

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Black pearl of an evening…

             

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Whole lotta fiddlin’ and guitar and hammer dulcimer and accordion goin’ on

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“Hank, why do you blog?”

Does everyone know the country music song “Family Tradition” by Hank Williams, Jr.? Part of the refrain:  Hank, why do you drink? Hank, why do you roll smoke? Why must you live out the songs that you wrote? It’s a very … Continue reading

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Don’t you wish Thanksgiving lasted another 364 days?

Don’t you wish Thanksgiving stretched for an entire year?  Three hundred sixty-four more days? Not the feasting part of Thanksgiving.  Not the eating part.  Not the traveling part.  Not the family get-together part.  (Although all those can be good parts!) … Continue reading

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My mom just sent me to my room…

My mother just sent me to my room. Honest. We finished eating the most delicious Mexican chicken over spaghetti–plus steamed pea pods–and she said, “Kathy, go to your room and write your blog now.” So…what does any good daughter do?  … Continue reading

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