Category: Life

NERFA 2022: The Plague vs. the Beach

In mid-November, I went back to the North East Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA). NERFA is one of several regional branches of Folk Alliance International (FAI) which has been meeting in Kansas City. FAI was always huge. I attended twice when my first CD “Love on the Line” was released on Signature back in the 90s. It was fun but definitely… Read more →

Soupeater = Sue Peter

Sue and I perform together as often as we can. She teaches ukulele to different groups in Connecticut and played old-time fiddle for community dances before the pandemic. We were able to do a few concerts on Zoom for facilities like nursing homes during the last year as well as a few outdoor gigs. Both of us have always been… Read more →

On the loss of a pet

I realize I have totally neglected this blog for months. I may be getting too scattered for my own good. I still use Facebook quite a bit in spite of all the problems with it. And post some things on Instagram. And hopefully, you are already receiving my Mail-chimp newsletters. Please like my Facebook music page. Or you are welcome to actually… Read more →

November: To Colorado

I am now listing upcoming concerts on a separate page called Concerts.  Colorado On Halloween morning, I flew out to Denver, Colorado for the Huntington’s Study Group Conference in Denver. Kathy and I had lived in Boulder and Denver in the 80s before she became ill. Visiting Colorado was also an opportunity to spend some time with my brother John… Read more →

Some October music and a big storm

I am now listing upcoming concerts on a separate page called Concerts.  Things have moved along and I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving. October Back on October 1st, I was part of the First Sunday at the Packing House in Willington Connecticut. It was their fall open house. Artists had their studios open. There was a poetry reading. I… Read more →

New song: It just depends

This song, “It all depends” goes with my last post about the two-year anniversary. I had actually intended to record a video at the lighthouse but with the drizzle, I gave up on that idea. I started to write some words and phrases in the spring. I thought about dating. And wondered what that would be like. The song mentions that… Read more →