Category Archives: the band

fires and smoke–it must be august

Unfortunately the fires began about a month ago, after multiple lightning strikes. “Dry lightning” is absolutely terrifying. And rightly so. Neighbors to the west are on a “Ready, Set, Go” alert. Smoke hangs over the lake. We are sleeping with … Continue reading

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leaving spokane

It’s a long drive from Spokane to the lake, but on Tuesday I was armed with music and water, along with looking forward to a stop at the Bear Paw Quilt Shop in Coeur d’Alene.  They opened at 9:30, which meant I … Continue reading

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i’m back

Sorry for not posting.  As you can see, I’ve been very busy. I was with two of my peeps, celebrating the beginning of summer and the resumption of Lessons With Doug.  This is like “Tuesdays With Morrie” except with Doug … Continue reading

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happy birthday, retired mountain lady!

Keep rockin’, lady!  It looks good on you!  

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i want to be a cowboy’s sweetheart

Sometimes you just have to yodel. Even if those people in the car on the road trip with you might not appreciate that particular enthusiastic musical urge. I yodeled along with some of my favorite singers through at least nine … Continue reading

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an almost perfect evening

Frozen peach margaritas and music.  A fantastic combination!!!

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mother’s day music

Bruce Bishop and Beth Pedersen play every Sunday afternoon in downtown Hope. And even on Mother’s Day! I spent the afternoon listening to great music with Dancing Mandolin Player and her Boyfriend Bob. We ate banana bread and enjoyed the … Continue reading

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i wish…

I love this.  I found it on Pinterest this morning and it certainly applies to writing.  Looking back after writing many, many books, I know this is true. But I wasn’t looking for writing inspiration on Pinterest this morning.  I … Continue reading

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friday night: taylor hicks wants what????!!!

I’ll tell you about Taylor Hicks in a minute. First of all, let me set the stage: Friday night at Trinity.  On the lake.  In Sandpoint.  Here’s the view from the outdoor deck. We are gathered to listen to Retired … Continue reading

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going-to-town tuesday

It’s Tuesday.  It’s Music Lessons With Doug Day. Just thought you’d like to know that. Dancing Mandolin Player is taking me to a store in town that sells Crocs, those odd plastic shoes that make me think of Holland.  My … Continue reading

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