Music Is The Key

Shasta Dam on Saturday Actually music is many keys depending on where and what one is playing. I think what I was alluding to in the title was how music can open just about anything. Osprey fishing at Shasta Lake Saturday morning Music can open hearts, doors and much, much more. For me it has … Continue reading Music Is The Key

Reading and Writing

Sometimes one can discover deeper meaning or further information when we write down our thoughts or something we have heard or observed. Wild Canary – one bird orchestra Remembering can be augmented by writing information on paper or screen. Colorful driveway rose We write lists, notes and reminders to keep from forgetting. “If only I … Continue reading Reading and Writing


A Good Day Most of Palm Sunday was cloudy with welcome rain. It was March 20th, the day of the Jefferson State Blues Society Sunday Jam at Bridge Bay Resort on Lake Shasta. I sang and played the first set with John Harrison on lead guitar, Derral Campbell blowing tenor sax , Mark Mlcoch rocking … Continue reading Equinox

Staying Up To Date

At Least Within March Bird bath behind B building Tuesday on the Ides Of March, I took a few pictures outside of Dean Crumbpacker’s apartment here at the Treehouse. He has landscaped a small area with various plants, flowers and some things that make birds happy.   There were some good opportunities for me to … Continue reading Staying Up To Date

Making Sense At Last

I thought Hillary was talking about our American police state! “You know, if the values are that you oppress people, you disappear people, imprison people or even kill people for expressing their opinions, for expressing freedom of speech, that is not the kind of revolution of values that I ever want to see anywhere.” – … Continue reading Making Sense At Last