Monthly Archives: November 2010

Songcircle This Friday at My Place

I am retooling an earlier post about Songcircle, to avoid rewriting the whole thing and to make sure everyone who sees my site this week gets the invitation. If you are in Ottawa or thereabouts and have no pressing plans … Continue reading

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Sing loud

Human voices can be quite loud without the addition of any electronic amplification. Just think of the last time you heard a baby crying in a crowded, noisy store. Did it not penetrate your awareness and make you hope the … Continue reading

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The Harmonica, Remembrance and My Dad

My dad played the harmonica. He had played many other instruments in his youth, including trumpet and cornet, but mostly trombone. Growing up with a dour Presbyterian father, he discovered that he was allowed to go to the dances if … Continue reading

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