Category Archives: the band

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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the big gig after-party

Playing an official gig was more fun than anything. Really.  More fun than anything. But we were so glad it was over and we’d survived.  We’d controlled our nerves so no one fainted or had a heart attack or threw … Continue reading

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