Throat Singing School

Have you heard of throat singing? It sounds a bit like a didgeridoo meets an Islamic muezzin meets a cicada. It’s interesting. Here… here’s an example… listen for the overtones, that’s where the song is. Neat, isn’t it? At least, it’s neat until your nearly four-year-old (he’s turning four [FOUR!] next… Continue reading »

The Tree in the Living Room

I love a live Christmas tree. There’s something so special about the smell, the real feeling of it there… a piece of the woods in our home. It has to be a Subalpine fir tree. Nothing more, nothing less. Subalpine firs are scruffy little trees. Misshapen and slender… you cannot… Continue reading »