THE BAND IS IN!

Miners Creek Bluegrass Band is officially one of the bands playing in the Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Special Band Competition on Thursday August 28th. The prize is $1000 and the chance to play a full set at the festival on Sunday. I am beyond ecstatic...and nervous. We'll actually be playing at a venue that people... Continue Reading →

It’s Bass-ic

Today, I wanted to write a little about my history with playing a musical instrument. I began playing the piano when I was five years old, which was far too young and I quickly grew frustrated and disappointed and quit, but only for a brief period. I started playing the piano again when I was... Continue Reading →

I’m Back!

Hello everyone! I know it's been a whole week since I posted anything and I assure you there's a good reason for that: I've been at a Bluegrass Festival. We left last Wednesday to go to Greyfox Bluegrass Festival in Oak Hill, New York, so Tuesday was spent packing and generally running around frantically like... Continue Reading →

What a Shame

Today I want to talk about shame,┬áspecifically about body shame. I can't tell you how many times I've heard a woman say, "Oh, I just need to loose ten more pounds." I've worked retail, covering the dressing room and it drives me to frustration hearing these beautiful women putting themselves down. I want to grab... Continue Reading →

Poems and Promises

This week, unlike the past couple of weeks, is relatively calm. It's a brief lull in the storm of summer. Pretty soon, I'm going to be heading to New York for Greyfox Bluegrass Festival and then I'm taking a woodworking class and then I'm going to Maine Fiddle camp. Not to mention working, writing, and... Continue Reading →

Independence

Hello and happy Independence Day! On days like to day I like to think about how glad I am to have been born here in the United States of America. I like to put aside all my qualms about our government and the fact that men and women still aren't paid equally and instead focus... Continue Reading →

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