Flute & Harp for Christmas

A million years ago, when I lived in the S.F. Bay Area, I met a flutist named Schawkie Roth.  I’d been playing the harp for maybe 5 or 6 years by that time, and Schawkie decided we were destined to play together.  He was creating meditation music and I was... read more

The Guessing Gift

This is an archive post ~ originally published Dec. 24, 2010 It’s Christmas Eve-ish and I’m about to head to the hardware store and costume shop – my favorite last-minute shopping destinations.  But before I do, I want to tell you about a Christmas... read more

My Dad Sings

About five years before he died, I asked my Dad if he’d make a recording for me of the songs I heard him sing when I was a kid. Did he just make a recording?  No. He sat down and filled two sides of a cassette with the story of his life and all the songs in it. It... read more