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Last Post for Real Women Real Songs Project

Check out all the crickets in the background….

A long way from wish you were here

I am way behind in my postings. Supposedly someone has been trying to hack into my site hmm….

Sketches from the heart

So I ended up stretching this latest RealWomenRealSongs over two weeks. The initial prompt was write something from the heart. I found it difficult. I have been really busy with life stuff:  end of year school things for the kids, husband out of town yada yada yadya …I ended up posting something but was really disappointed. Nothing […]

The tree of disbelief

This is a trippy open tuning idea that I have been exploring. I find this time of year really evocative. It brings back the past in good ways. I have always loved the change of seasons. It appeals to my fundamentally restless nature. Peace, love and daffodils, Beth   Tree of Disbelief – Beth Cahill […]

Lee Ritenour meets Bookends

It has been another crazy week. As I am writing this, it is early saturday evening. I have just put three really tired children to bed and I am basking in how still and quiet this spring evening is. Sun is still up – barely. I wish there were more hours in the day. This […]


 Here is the latest RWRS post. Your Shoes House next door, foreign war Little girl in her bed sleeping Troubled moon, missing you Nothing new but my turn to manage I tried to walk in your shoes but I fell down — I fell down My pride said I’d do better than you — but […]

Regret in open tuning

We just got hit again with a pretty awful storm – snow/mixed with freezing rain, all tied up with -10 degree wind chill, bow. It is April for Christ sake. This winter has been relentless. I am afraid that all this weather has worked its way into this tune. Lyric – Regret in open tuning Creaking […]

Moon in Leo

Obstinate was the prompt for week 29 on RealWomenRealSongs. This got me thinking in several different directions. Often being obstinate is a bad thing. You are over the top in your insistence that something should be a certain way. You’re way is the right way. And yet, there are times when you need to take […]

I have never been to Argentina

I am just putting that out there to the universe. This week I posted a really raw new song for RealWomenRealSongs. My musings on the new Pope, the challenges facing many organized religions and how our expanding knowledge and ability to look deep into space and into the past is shaking everything up. As I […]

Back From Toronto

I spent the weekend in Toronto at the international folk alliance conference. It happens every February. This year it was in Toronto. It is a really intense long weekend. Lots of musical performers and storyteller types. About the only thing we have in common is some sort of connection to “acoustic” music or storytelling (i.e. […]

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