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Maiden voyage at Merchants Millpond

Last summer, I decided to get John a kayak for his birthday, which is in August. What better way to social distance during a pandemic than to get out on the water? But, I guess everyone else had the same…

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…

Silver linings

We're still in the midst of a pandemic. We still have the worst "president" the U.S. has ever seen (although he'll be gone soon, praise be). And yet. There are silver linings.

A silver lining of having the worst president…

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…