Archive for June, 2006

Clearwater

Thursday, June 29th, 2006

Here’s a snapshot from the Clearwater Festival a couple of weeks ago. The sloop in the picture is the Woody Guthrie, sister ship to the Clearwater. The highlight of the festival for me was seeing Pete Seeger, still bigger than his legend at age 87.

Internet Charisma Protocol:

Thursday, June 29th, 2006

Have you ever noticed that it can be much nicer to see someone in person than to speak to them on the phone? Even in this age of technology, when it is easy to video-conference across the world and see and hear the person you are speaking to, it is still different to actually be [...]

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Monday, June 26th, 2006

Where are you from? Is it a place that you have a real connection to, or is it just a name and a spot on a map, a set of familiar landmarks that make you feel at ease? I grew up in an urban setting; food came from the supermarket, the landscape was increasingly paved [...]

Slow Jed’s Mudhouse!

Monday, June 12th, 2006

Here’s a photo taken by Al Goldberg of my show at Slow Jed’s Mudhouse. I can’t vouch for the mud, but I enjoyed an excellent cup of Earl Grey tea and the funky, comfortable atmosphere. The owner of Slow Jed’s has made a real listening room out of this small coffeehouse. I enjoyed having a [...]