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Tour de Dads, part 1: Richmond to Leesburg

Neither of us had been able to see our dads in over a year and a half. So we picked a week when we could make the long drive from Virginia to Maine via New York to see them both…

Farm to Garden

For Father's Day, we were hired to play for the brunch guests at Ditchley Cider Works near Kilmarnock. It's an hour and a half away, and we had to start playing at 11 am, so we left at 8:30 in…

Wisteria to the Camel

Spring has flown by, and somehow it’s summer already. The older I get, the faster time seems to pass, which seems patently unfair. I want things to slow down! But anyway, this past weekend we got to chill out at…

First gig of 2021

Last Friday afternoon (March 26), we hit the road again for our first gig of the year. We love driving out on those scenic country roads. Every time we do, if it's been awhile, I have the urge to sing…

First Day, 2021

It's the first day of 2021. It's been cold, wet, and dreary all day, but I don't mind. Claytor Lake is beautiful in the fog, our state park cabin is warm and cozy, and a rainy day lends itself to…

A virtual backyard concert

We didn't have to travel far for this one... just out to my backyard!

Like many gigs in this Year of the Plague, our concert out at the historic Appomattox Court House, scheduled for Thursday, August 27, was cancelled. However…

A week at Hungry Mother State Park

It’s a rainy, rainy day here in Richmond, Virginia. The rain shows no sign of stopping. And we’re still in the midst of a pandemic, so it’s not like we can entertain ourselves by going to a movie or bowling…