October 13th's JAM: Thanks to all who played last night it was a great crowd and great performances by everyone!!!! the musicians were
Shane Alessandro Scarazzini guitar, Harley Fine guitar and vocals, William Paschall drums, Jimmy Brogan bass guitar, Jim Donohue vocals and guitar, Bryan Ainsworth bass guitar, Harry Lawrence vocals and guitar, Jim Bellmund vocals and keyboard, David Balogh harmonicas, Charlie Adams vocals and guitar, Jake Benedict vocals and guitar, Tom Dillon guitar, Roberta Roberts vocals and guitar, George Lanza guitar, Jerry Kitzrow vocals and guitar and of course the finest house band in t...
God's Wings: God's Wings
A little something to put things in perspective...
An article in National Geographic several years ago provided an interesting picture of God's wings. After a forest fire in Yellowstone National Park, forest rangers began their trek up a mountain to assess the inferno's damage.
One ranger found a bird literally petrified in ashes, perched statuesquely on the ground at the base of a tree. Somewhat sickened by the eerie sight, he knocked over the bird with a stick.
When he gently struck it, three tiny chicks scurried from under their dead mother's wings.
The loving mot...
The Usual Way: The note was left for me in 1966 on our kitchen table. The words were written from these memories and about Dad getting up early for work. I can hear and smell him get ready as I lay in bed in the morning. He did the same routine every morning…..
The Usual Way
He’s a strong stubborn man, with a sturdy frame.
The railroad calls, he’s on his way.
With nine growing kids and bills to pay;
Daddy starts his day in the usual way.
It’s 5:15; the birds are out to play.
Stretching with the dawn, he’s up for the day.
A white shaving mug, with round cake soap;