#365 — They’re More Than Just Flowers

July 15, 2016 Hello again Maple People, One of my musician friends also runs a flower shop. She’s quite “mellow” as most musicians are but one subject that can draw her ire is the phrase “in lieu of flowers” that we often see in obituaries these days. I can’t say that I blame her because […]

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News from Vermont #357 The Mysteries of Sugarin’

March 3, 2016 Needless to say, maple sugaring is on my mind these days here in early spring. Everywhere we go the questions to us gush out like sap on a good day: “Will it be a good season? Will this weird winter affect sugarin’? Made any syrup yet?”. And the answers are, respectively, “Huh?, […]

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News from Vermont #355 At the Whammy Bar.

February 4, 2016 Any time I have the opportunity, I tell young music students to “grin and bear it”. It’s true that for much of every musician’s early tenure, there’s a fine line between their “instrument” being one of music or one of torture, but prevailing through the agony always brings huge returns. This old […]

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News from Vermont #353 Them Humans

Hello Again Maple People! Them Humans. January 6, 2016 Howyadoin’? I’m James, a fixed male goat livin’ up here on County Road. You’ll have to excuse me but right now I’m eatin’ and oh boy, is this stuff good! My buddy Rex is here with me and we’ll both tell ya, there’s nothin’ like a […]

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