These ducks are just crazy-beautiful, aren’t they?
In the latest episode of The Agency Podcast, Where’s the Money, we talked about a newsletter/website called Reasons to be Cheerful, the brainchild of David Byrne. Yes, that David Byrne, the guy from Talking Heads, and writer of the fantastic book How Music Works, among… Read More
Last weekend, Tuffy P went one-handed apple picking with a friend from work. She still had her cast on (it came off on Monday) but that didn’t stop her from coming home with loads and loads of the tastiest apples of multiple varieties. What’s a… Read More
We installed this downy woodpecker mosaic today at John, Megan and Abigail’s place in Bowmanville. We create all kinds of custom mosaic work for home and garden, from broken crockery to Smalti glass tiles. See photos of our work at our Long Branch Mosaics page.
Here are Ted and I playing Pretty Little Dog. I don’t know very much about this tune, except it is usually attributed to Lee Triplett. It’s a lot of fun to play (even if we both look super-serious). This video was shot by Candy Minx.
As regular visitors to this little oasis in the blog-swamp know, I play clawhammer banjo in an Old Time music duo with Ted Myerscough on guitar. We’d like to thank The Emperor of Ephemera, Anthony Stagg, for creating a sign for us to use busking… Read More
I confess I’m not the best house-husband. Sure I do some chores around here, but I’ll never be Marie Kondo and many times if it weren’t for Tuffy P (who sees everything), I simply wouldn’t notice many things until desperate measures are required. This was… Read More
I haven’t posted much over the past week or so. I guess my ever-so-small brain is temporarily empty and needs to be refilled. Meanwhile, here are Emily Spencer and her late husband Thornton performing Rake and Ramblin’ boy. It’s a helluva song. I hope you… Read More
This graphic novel grabbed me from the first scenes and never let go. It starts out at a taco restaurant, where a woman named April (or is it May?) is recognized by an old friend. “I’m sorry but you must be confusing me for someone… Read More