I woke up on Monday morning in New York, having flown in from the West Coast the night before. I checked my email and found an alarming message from someone I did not know: “I have had your dog for 18 hours. Call me immediately!” Before I could punch in the phone number on my […]
It was a late afternoon on the northern California coast, the time of year with the Autumn light and the Indian Summer heat. As I began to wind up the narrow coastal highway, I thought I might just drive straight, straight across the curve of the road, over the edge, into the clear air, toward […]
“People aren’t going to believe what they just heard…” -Garrison Keillor, A Prairie Home Companion, April 3rd, 2010
“Hello, is this Nell Robinson?” The very familiar voice came over my car radio via my hands-free cell phone setup. “This is Garrison Keillor, I want to talk with you […]
This New Year’s Eve we have a “blue moon” (2 full moons in one calendar month, which happens about once every two-and-a-half years*).
Like a lot of people, I get “blue” in the winter. It might sound odd, but I love this dark time, it requires a sort of restful surrender. […]
I feel like my engine’s racing but I’m stuck in second gear. (There’s a song in there somewhere.)
I have gone to three weddings and am on my way to a fourth, have knitted three pair of baby booties for friends this summer. My life […]
..because if it weren’t for them and their pubs, I don’t know where we would have played in October.
So lot’s of news to catch up on. We played our first gig of October at the Starry Plough in Berkeley – I am chalking that one up to a learning experience. I put too many quiet […]