Blog ON Bill C51 and there will be NO frog kissing allowed

Had to cancel our much anticipated, much promoted Blue Frog Concert. miserable. What are do you to do, when both Facebook and Shaw lock you out because of inviting “too many” friends? As it turns out: they were both wrong. Not enough people were invited and my hands were tied to do more. Stephen Harpers Gestapo Bill C51 has gone much too far. This is my living and I won’t have my tools taken away. HBposter5

Hello World!

Hi, I just had to say hi 🙂 That’s it really. I like you, just wanted to give you a shout. But wait…there’s more…here are TWO MUST SEE SHOWS!! The Blue Frog click here. ” TICKETS ”

The PeaceWeaver show is Friday night, will be epic: all info in poster. Feast your eyes, feast your ears…

JUNE 21 in Whiterock 7:30

JUNE 21 in Whiterock 7:30

June 12 PeaceWeaver

June 12 PeaceWeaver

Come to the Garden Come to the Sea!

Summer’s first sweet roses are here…with a scent that carries you far away,

or is it far within?

bite into your first shiny purple cherry, slip on a foxglove

watch blue back swifts dip and curve through the amber evening air

see tiny wood ducklings zoom at bugs darting in the air just over their heads

See all the firsts. All the miracles of Summer’s colourful pageant beginning…

What a time to be alive!

I offer you two great shows this Saturday. Come to the Garden, Come to the Sea!

Dino DiNicolo and I will be at 338 E.14th st. North Vancouver 2-4 pm. The whole band will be at the Silk Purse for 7:30 MUST SEE!!!

May 30 2-4 pm

May 30 2-4 pm

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Mission of Mercy, Labour of Love…

Here I am in Napanee Ontario, the birthplace of Avril Lavigne. But my mission here is to visit my dear Da and hero in hospital. Stanley’s been in for five weeks already. I’m happy to say it looks like he’ll be going home soon, and we’ve had some great day passes together, noodling around and looking at stuff. Yesterday we scored big by coming upon a shipyard beside the road, near the Mill Bay ferry. Dad is very much a man of the sea, always had boats. When he saw the beauties there he said, “I may have to pick one of these up!” He was in great spirits yesterday, most heartwarming.IMG_1494

Bill Runge is a God

Yes, he is. The reason “Serengeti” is so epic is because of his amazing talents as a writer and arranger, not to mention multi-instrumentalist! So this is very much a shared honor with the one and only Bill Runge.http://www.billrunge.com/

This is top shelf jazz, the kind that lives between 64th notes, and Burke’s virtuosity with the flute is rivaled only by her skill as a songwriter.”

The Akademia Music Awards – Los Angeles, CA

http://www.theakademia.com/april2015_bestsong_instrumentalacousticjazz.htm

Also all thanks to our wonderful engineer Ken Burke of Burkeville Productions.

Here’s Ken’s video with “Serengeti.” It’s a (literal) trip!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVFEevdFbWU

Thanks everybody! gotta go practice now…

aboard my brother’s boat “Island Roamer“of www.bluewateradventures.ca It was Mom’s 90th

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Award Nominations, Mad Love and Room with a View.

So Bill and I finally make it out to Harrison Hot Springs…hallelujah!

I check my email and see that ‘Serengeti,’has been nominated for an “Akademia Music Award”

out of Los Angeles. far out. I get a call from my brother Kerry, and find out that Dad has had a bad fall and is in hospital,

needing an operation. whoa. Bill and I sat by the fire for a long while, staring into the dancing flames…

The old man made it through. I spoke with him today and his tone anyway, was good. We have a room with a view and it’s

all you could ever want.

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Contacting Our Intelligent. Original. Inspired. Good Fortune.

PC2015_Splash_2PACIFIC CONTACT. I step out into a world I’ve never known before…

it’s about reaching out for new terrain, it’s also about serendipity and chance. Interestingly, I found myself just standing

beside several of the people I had wanted to make contact with…lovely people!

It felt wonderful, and right, to be a part of this great festivity of Arts and Culture, everyone on their special quest, all of us

together.

Happy Questing Pacific Contact!

Ants, Uncles and Telepathic >>>> Messages )))))))))

Last year right on Daylight Savings the ants showed up. Like they were taking their cue from the Great Ant conductor in the sky. Sometime last week I started making preparations, so I might be able to head them off at the pass this year. At every entry point, I laid out a mixture of cornmeal and borax, while sending them strong  telepathic   messages   not    to   come   at    all   !

ha haaaaa!

do    not    come

go    eat     somewhere     else      please      !

so far…no ants!  TT__HH___AAA__NN__KK__YYYY__OO__UUUUUUUU   !!!!!  Ants…and uncles…images

Happy Birthday Daddio!

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Vancouver Horn Players Blow Away Fog

Fog Horns

The chilly Vancouver fog really is oppressive today
We quiet down like birds at night still stopped waiting
pondering which colour of tea would be most beneficial
green matcha, yellow camomile, red rose. we have all the colours.
you just can’t see them today.

How about this: I invite, entreat, any and all of the wind players in Vancouver to meet at Prospect Point to play today at 2 pm to play improvised communal tones together, to blow the fog away.

weather permitting

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