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“Ode to a Raspberry and a Bird in the Sky”

Decadence can be experienced in the smallest of Mother Earth’s pleasures. There is something magical about picking wild, ruby red raspberries on a slow-glow afternoon in the middle of the week, out there along the creek’s edge. The transparent fluff of dandelions gone by lingering alongside the effervescent aromas of untamed wheat recently plowed and [...]

By | 2015-07-13T21:12:26-04:00 July 13th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments


       Many of us are collectively experiencing the bitter cold winds of winter these days. A time when our mettle is tested against the long, enduring freezing nights and tundra-like mornings that cause us to flinch and wonder what in the world am I doing here? Despite the cold I have been venturing forth for long, [...]

By | 2015-01-23T20:00:45-05:00 January 23rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

“As If It Were Yesterday…”

As I prepare for a return to the musical stage after a long hiatus, I am reminded of a bittersweet encounter from the recesses of my earliest childhood memories. This particular experience of remembering came one day in an Anishnawbe sweat lodge. I had just undergone an arduous traditional indigenous sweat. It was a brutally [...]

By | 2014-11-13T20:23:50-05:00 November 13th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Calling all artists, artisans, healers, social activists, contemplatives, dreamers, and visionaries!

The Songroom ~ Pray, Play, Work & Rest! A place and space for spiritual renewal, Creative Expression, And Community Action! Calling all artists, artisans, healers, social activists, contemplatives, dreamers, and visionaries! If you have something to share with your community and need the space in which to do so, we would like to hear from [...]

By | 2014-05-04T21:33:21-04:00 May 4th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Rejoice ~ the Light is Here!

We all know we moan and bemoan the variety of sometimes excruciating weather conditions, as much as we embrace the heavenly grace of warm and tender winds and effervescent skies. We are sometimes quick to embrace the onset of one season, but often then impatience sets in, and we find ourselves wishing the arrival of [...]

By | 2014-03-29T22:18:42-04:00 March 29th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments