Sister Smile

Jeannine Decker was a nun who wrote folk song like music in the 1960's to the 1980's. Her most famous song, Domonique, beat the beatles at one point, and a movie was made about her starring Debbie Reynolds (but Jeannine Decker didn't like it much). She left the nunnery, apparently pushed out, and became a…

The Fair at New Boston

to the fair I go fiddling and a dancing every labor day!   Every year during Labor day weekend, rain or shine, for the past 20 something (nearly 30 I believe) The Fair at New Boston has been celebrated in Springfield, Ohio. I will be there, again, as a street fiddler, and the music for…

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So a year ago today I earnestly started this blog. It is a hogpog of thoughts on adversity, animals, baseball, the American Civil War, classical music, coffee (go Ghostlight), cooking, Doctor Who, dogs, education, faith, family, folk music, food, freedom, fun, greed, history, hope, Jazz, life, listening, love, mankind, movies, music old movies, peace, plants,…