I just got back from a lovely trip to Ontario… had an amazing time wandering around folk festivals and new towns and old cities. We made it to Ear Falls, in Northwestern Ontario, for the Trout Forest music festival. I’ve never felt quite so far from a coast, but with the thousands of lakes filled […]

Hey everyone, Back in PEI to begin songwriting with the UK’s Sam Carter. A musical exchange of sorts… I was hoping the weather would be nicer for Sam’s first trip to the Maritimes, but rain is rather nice for writing, I think! We’ll be traveling around the Maritimes as well doing shows in Moncton, Halifax, […]

Festival of Small Halls I just sent Isabel off on the school bus and I’m sitting at my kitchen table trying to get some work done. There’s always so much to do and so little time it seems. My garden waits patiently for me to get my act together. Yesterday I planted the tomatoes, beets […]

Hello again, on this fine Wednesday morning… I’m sitting here sipping tea, trying to gather the motivation to get something done. Anything… I got the girl off to school and now have started the fire so perhaps by bedtime my house might be warm. It’s been a few weeks since my furnace fuel ran out […]

Last night I got my car all the way up my driveway for the first time since the big snow came. This means it is spring… even though it’s not really spring, but sort of, kind of. Now I don’t have to drag a sleeping six-year-old up the lane, in the dark, with 7 bags […]

My last flight out of Charlottetown took me over the familiar sand dunes on the north shore, still covered in ice and snow. Three flights later I had landed in Austin, Texas, guitar in hand, ready for one of the biggest music festivals in the world. During South by Southwest (SXSW) the streets of Austin […]