Weekend at Bernie’s

Last night, I performed, along with “Vampire Weekend” and “Foster the People” at the “Students for Bernie” rally in Iowa City. I brought along my cohorts, Kay Hanley and Michelle Lewis, to sing with me. When we play, we are usually known as “Sugartits”, but the organizers felt it was not an appropriate band name for the occasion. So we were…”The Sandrews Sisters”. “Bachmann Fiorina Overdrive” was a... Read More

It’s My Friggin Birthday!

      Here I am explaining American Football to my British cousin with my birthday cake. It’s my birthday today, and I’m telling everyone I’m going to celebrate the rest of the month and then do some shows in February I’ll be back on the East Coast in February for a mini tour of house concerts and a couple of club dates. The first public show is Feb. 4th at one of my favorite... Read More

The Iron Horse, The Rubin Museum and on your Internets

At the Rubin (no mic, no PA, no nothing) I’ll be back on the East Coast in February for a mini tour of house concerts and a couple of club dates. The first public show is  Feb. 4th at one of my favorite joints, The Iron Horse in Northampton. I will hopefully have a new outfit by then. My mother said she is tired of seeing pictures of me in the same two dresses. I told her Patty Smith and Bruce have performed with basically the same clothes for decades. She was not impressed. Next... Read More

HAPPY DAMN NEW YEAR!

  My list so far I looked at my list for last year, and I didn’t do such a great job. Here is 2016’s: Meditate twice (or maybe just once a day). When I was in 7th grade, I joined Transcendental Meditation with my dad and brother. After paying, $75 for the kid’s rate, I got a little ceremony and my own personal mantra –  you are not supposed to tell anyone what it is or you might…die, or something like that. Later, I learned that a lot of people... Read More

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