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Tagged With: music

Songwriting Happening in Arizona

This week Joel and Terry collaborated to write a new song and recorded a demo. It's part of their quarterly songwriting experience.  Read more about the Tunehenge Music Community and feel free to join in!

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Music in Mesa, Arizona with Terry & Virgie

Last night we were once again at Terry & Virgie's where music was being played at their home by them and their young friends. Fiona made friends with an 8-year old boy named Ezra. My dad's father's name was Ezra. We're looking forward to this next week with Terry & Virgie and hopefully again on … Continue reading »

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Open Mic Night at Jersey Java & Tea

When our friend Dorothy found out where we were staying in New Jersey, she told us to look up her friend Mary of Jersey Java & Tea. We did and met Mary in person a couple of weeks ago. Jersey Java & Tea hold open mic nights the first and third Fridays of every month. … Continue reading »

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Visit to the Golden Care Center in South Dakota

Today while visiting my friend in Mimi and her family in South Dakota, we visited the care center for the elderly where Joel got to play his music for an hour. Mimi and her family go once a month to visit with the residents and usually they do a craft or something. So this was … Continue reading »

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Music and Roses

Joel's been able to set up all his music equipment here in Albuquerque. There's plenty of room and since we'll be here for several weeks, it gives him an opportunity to easily practice every day. He'll be recording some of his music while we're house sitting here. Our new friend Larry is a musician. Last … Continue reading »

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Jamming with New Friends

Our time in Rice Lake Wisconsin is coming to an end for now. Joel's mom can't wait for us to return this September. Fiona's new homeschool program through the local school district starts and we'll be back to pick up her curriculum and spend a few weeks here. We've made some great new friends here … Continue reading »

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Dinosaur Ridge, Timberline Park and Music in Colorado

While we're in Longmont Colorado this week we decided to have a 'vacation' and spend some time seeing some things. This past Friday we took Mrs. Parker's suggestion and went to Dinosaur Ridge in Morrison. Fiona had a chance to dig for fossils - though she never actually found any. We learned about dinosaurs in … Continue reading »

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No Travel Plan Survives Contact with the Pavement

A few days ago Sue told you about being stuck over night in Bakersfield because the roads going south were closed because of the snow. Yes, in California, you can close the carotid artery of the state with snow, unlike, say, Wisconsin. Anyway, we had a ball. We never would have planned most of the … Continue reading »

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Our Daughter's Wedding Day and the Music CD

It's over. It's a relief that all went well. It was a very beautiful and simple wedding. The reception afterwards was very nice as well. I even managed not to cry too much. There were two times when my daughter Rachelle and I shed a few tears together yesterday. Once was just before the ceremony. … Continue reading »

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Ushuaia, the End (FAWM 2011 #14, Dedicated to "Family On Bikes")

In June of 2008, the Vogel family set out from as far north as you can get on this continent, heading for as far south as you can get on the next continent. By bicycle. By the time they arrive in just a few days their twin sons will hold the world record for traveling … Continue reading »

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