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On the road again aka Big Road Blues

Jan. 7, 2016: Well, I'm either retired or unemployed, so I'm off to Florida and the Alafia River Rendezvous hosted by the Florida Frontiersmen near Homestead, Florida. I drove from Thermopolis to Colorado Springs on clear, dry roads and I'm…
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Winter 2008 Tour

February 13th: Well, we are truly big stars now! We had to cancel the gigs in Nashville due to illness. Harry came down with the bug that laid Shirley low in Memphis and he can't sing or blow harmonica and…
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Winter 2008 Tour

February 8th: We got my truck from the Dodge dealer in Gainesville and it is running fine again. We have stopped to visit with Zach and Donna Mann in Nashville on our way back to Missouri to play in Washington…
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Winter 2008 Tour

February 4th: Well, we didn't win but we think we were a close second to the guys who won our venue. We attended the Finals at the Orpheum Theatre and went back to the hotel to drown our sorrows in…
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Winter 2008 Tour

February 1st: We are checked in to the Benchmark Hotel two blocks off Beale Street in downtown Memphis. We played our first session in front of the judges at the W. C. Handy Blues Hall. It is a wonderfully decreipit…
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Winter 2008 Tour

January 30th: We're in Tupelo, Mississippi this morning and abour to head into Memphis for the International Blues Challenge. I'll try to keep sending updates on the event as it unfolds but I don't know about e-mail access yet. The…
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Winter 2008 Tour

January 18th: We are in Live Oak, Florida on our way to Tampa Bay. We will be at the Alafia Rendezvous tomorrow after stopping at Skipper's Smokehouse in Tampa to confirm a gig for February 12th. We will return to…
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Winter 2008 Tour

January 8th: I am in Vernal, Utah with Harry and we will be leaving this week for St. Louis, Florida and Memphis. I will try to keep a log of the trip on the website. For those of you looking…
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Eastern Excursion

We have acheived focus! Harry and I just returned from the EPR held at Muddy Run State Park near Lancaster, PA. We had a great time there as guests of our hostess and Booshway Cheryl "Bubbles" Gallagher and got to…
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Heber City Doin's

We made a splash in the Great Northwest and moved on to Idaho Falls for Hallowe'en. Patrice had her first trick-or-treater ever and we enjoyed the event. The next day, Harry and I went out trolling for gigs and we…
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Sleepless Near Seattle

We made it back to John Day, Oregon, played at the Outpost and took off for the Okanogan Family Faire (Barter Faire) near Tonasket, Washington. It was a grueling weekend with little sleep and much fun. We played on the…
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Northwest Passage

Well, we're going back to Oregon and Washington. The Mountain Harvest Festival in Paonia, CO was a success - we had a large, enthusiastic and dancing audience at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts where we opened the evening's…