placeholder

Rabbits are Sexy

I was in the middle of my great Walden Pond experiment when I looked out the cabin window and saw a rabbit bouncing around in the snow.  I could see my reflection in the frost covered window while the pot…
placeholder

Sunshine Go Away Today, I Don’t Feel Much Like Dancing

It never ceases to amaze me where we can find time to squeeze in our little creative ramblings. I’m writing to you from my dermatologists waiting room in the heart of Scarborough, ON.  Just to reinforce the Rob Ford stereotypes…
placeholder

I’ll See You Soon at Christmas…A Happy Holiday

Hi friends, this is not your typical ROAD STORIES BLOG. This is my first sales come-on out of 65+ blogs (so please forgive me – lol) Just a quick reminder that if you’re planning on giving the gift of music…
placeholder

I WALKED WITH AN OJIBWE MAN

Where do Crows fly? I don’t know, go ask Crow. I’m always flummoxed at how the songs that took the least time to write have become the most requested and popular ones in my catalogue. After writing the song ‘Crow’…
placeholder

And I’ll let that big old whistle blow my blues away

“I was conceived in the summer of love a little bundle of joy sent down from above and while a half a million hippies left Yasgur with some trash I was rockin’ in the cradle to the sweet Johnny Cash”…
placeholder

WHEAT KINGS AND PRETTY THINGS

Canada Day and Bruno and the Sisters of Ursuline became a quick fading memory. It all went off without a hitch and they want to bring me back next year. Hmmm Canada Day in Bruno every year? We’ll see how…
placeholder

Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream

Today, I am reminded of how fortunate and blessed we are living in Canada during peaceful times. Today is International Holocaust Day today and we should all give pause and prayers. I was fourteen years old when I discovered my…
placeholder

RIP Dr. Stompin Tom Conners

(I have so much to write about this morning but simply don’t have the time as I’m on tour. Expect a mini War and Peace on Stompin Tom on Wednesday when I return. By then, the dust will have settled…
placeholder

SCHMOOZAPALOOZA

It was one song into their set and I realized that my union card stating I was a member of the American Federation of Musicians was invalid. Me? A musician? After watching the Slocan Ramblers lay down some unbelievable bluegrass…
placeholder

How To Be a Troubadour

  HOW TO BE A TROUBADOUR How did February sneak up on us like this? It seems like only yesterday I was maxing out credit cards to help finance yuletide logs, books, socks, wine, whiskey and fancy two-for-one gifts like concert…