Lamb’s Retreat

Lamb’s Songwriter Retreat 2013 November 6-11, 2013 – Harbor Springs, MI Had a fantastic time on the retreat staff this year with best pals John Lamb, Katie Wallace, Dana Cooper…

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Santa Barbara – Swan Song Concert

Santa Barbara... A Few Days On the Beach... My 'Swan Song' Concert... October 24-27, 2013 Planned for a year... Over a year ago my friend Kate Wallace made me promise…

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Leelanau Fall

August 21 - Sept 5, 2013 Leelanau County, Michigan Wherever I travelled this year, people asked me about living in Southwest Florida... wasn't it too hot and humid? Was the…

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Montana in August – 2013

We called it the "Crawling Thunder Revue"... Seely, Montana - Lindberg Lake We saw bears. We laughed every day. We sang every song. And for the seven days we got…

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Summer of ’13

Winding down from a busy year…
December 7th, 2013 – Naples, FL
sihlouette_SantaBarbaraThis was a busy year, with great adventures and the best of everything – but it’s good to be home for a few weeks and through the holidays, and nice to have the time to put the busy-ness in life on the bottom shelf for awhile.

It’s warm here in Naples, and that makes it all the more enjoyable. There’s a slight chance I’ll find my way to northern Michigan for Christmas, but even that’s on the back burner this year – it’s just nice to have a little time to melt into the landscape.


Wedding Bells were heard…
Sept 3rd, 2013 – Traverse City, Michigan

wEm_Chris-600My lovely Emily married her wonderful Christopher on August 24th. It was a perfect day and the highlight of my year… I’m still “touched” by how lovely a couple they are.

I’ve been in northern Michigan since August 21st and am heading back south to home in Naples in a few days. It’s been a delightful visit all the way around.


Summer in the middle of…
July 10th, 2013
Leelanau in June…
County highway 633 Leelanau County, MI Back in those early years ramblin’ round, I always found my way back home to Leelanau county. I still do. This year’s a little different with daughter Em getting married in August and a little more time on my hands, so I’m out to enjoy my northern life and friends as much as I can this year. I was up for two weeks in June and plan to finish the last week of July camped quiet in the park in Suttons Bay. Then on to Montana in August (10th-17th) and back to Leelanau for the wedding at the end of the month.

Performing in Glen Arbor, June 2013 Highlights of the June visit included a ruptured hot water tank, a good cleaning and replacing batteries in the motorhome, time with Emmy and grandaughter, and getting the generator working again. Played a couple of sets with Patrick and Chris in Glen Arbor, too.

moon-over-trees Oh, and then there was the Super Moon… while I had the motorhome tucked away in a sweet little glen between Suttons Bay and Lake Leelanau, I’d set the tripod up every night practicing low-light shots – I’ll get the hang of it sooner or later…

The skies didn’t fail to impress…

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“Surville” – 2013

A few years ago my friend and best singing partner Kate Wallace proposed that we meet up with some of our best musician friends once a year, somewhere we can…

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Keys by Helicopter

Scouting the Florida Keys May 10th, 2013 Took a helicopter ride out of Marathon with my friend Jen on her birthday and got some great photos of the Seven Mile…

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Learning the Florida Keys

Researching The History of the Keys February 3, 2013 I've been traveling to the Keys almost every weekend - and I'm caught up in the history and the mood, taking…

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The Key West Extension

The Florida Keys are a series of small islands and "cays" stretching from just south of Miami all the way to Key West, bordered only by the ocean to the…

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