I took a friend early this morning to outpatient surgery. That was enough to remind me that on a gorgeous day in May I am lucky to be here, and alive.
Later this afternoon, the plumbing in my home was making alien noises—blurps and gurgles. Turns out a root in the yard had blocked the main line. Once again, a surgery of sorts and the bill did not kill. And for the second time I felt...
It’s Late October, and I’m home from being on the road,, singing my songs /peddling my old fashioned wares.
Time is always out of wack after a tour. Up early today, but tired as hell.
The dog/ cats I call my family are eager to have company in our mutual awake-ness. My sweet Melissa is still asleep… steady and warm. Always miss her when away, and the reunion Is always...
I’m gearing up to attend the international folk alliance conference this year. I got an official show, and set up a handful of others. For the uninformed, Folk Alliance is a yearly conference held for the world’s folkies – and music biz who cater to the folkies to gather, perform, network, rub shoulders try to advance their careers, drink, and carry on. Now let’s...
What a year it has been!!
here is a breif recap of 2012 in my world--
-released Beautiful and Wild in 7 countries to some pretty awesome world-wide reviews
-wrote approx 30 songs on my own 10 of which seem to be lingering around on for the long-haul
-got a couple new wrinkles
- toured in 5 countries
- fed my three animals at least...
I haven’t blogged for a long time but I feel a fire inside. AMA week has played out and I was lucky and happy to play two shows that included so many talented folks I respect. I like AMA’s cause it’s a chance to show the rest of the country how cool Nashville is, I feel lately especially charged about this city.
There is an over abundance of talent here, and so many...
I wrote this song in the middle of a hard winter, I had given up any job I had to do some touring and was SO broke.... the little house I"d moved into with my love was right on the train tracks. We thought the sound would keep us up at night but then we found it kind of cathartic.....
I think of the song as a sort of lullabye for hard times.
SAXOPHONE TRAINS ...