Category Archives: Flickration

Accidental Wonders and Small Surprises

Yesterday, just on a whim, I trundled off to Sac City, IA to visit their famous Chautauqua Building. Josh and his Uncle Paul and I are going to be playing a little show there in a couple of weeks, and … Continue reading

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The Moon at the End of the Avenue of the Saints

I am finally¬†home from a good but exhausting conference trip to a rather interesting place (to which I will, oddly enough, be returning in a month or so for a different conference altogether). Assorted ruminations follow. 1) I had no … Continue reading

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Drinking This Stuff So You Don’t Have To: Wringing The Neck of a Ringneck Red

I probably ought to explain, as I add another entry to my little wine-tasting experiment, that the point of the exercise is not, ultimately, just to become educated about wine and food. I do not really aspire to foodieness. Mostly, … Continue reading

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Ruminations of a Wore-Out Bobcat

It’s showtime at the Spencer Community Theatre this week, and the show in question is Always, Patsy Cline, a sweet little thing about a sweet little country gal leanin’ back into some sweet old country songs (and the fangirl who … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 42: In Which I Do A Bad Stan Rogers Impression

I really do have sort of a strange thing for Canadian folk musicians. I don’t know why. We all have our quirks. You’ve already encountered one of my little obsessions (Lynn Miles), and today you’re going to meet another: the … Continue reading

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365 DotU, Day 40 Is All About the Benjamins

I know I’ve been whining about being busy for days now, but it really is a problem. It takes a while to put a song together, especially if I’m learning one I’ve never played before or using an instrument I’m … Continue reading

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Hotlanta I Spy Blogging

Travel is always an adventure in stories and moments. It begins with a long drive to a faraway airport, at which I am obliged to give up a corkscrew that I had, for some unknown reason, left in my carryon … Continue reading

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