Even Hollywood facility for elderly celebs hit hard by Coronavirus

Days ago a major legacy media outlet acknowledged thousands of deaths by Coronavirus in nursing homes, also called long-term care facilities or facilities for the elderly. Although media and politicians appear surprised by this, they shouldn’t be. Continue reading “Even Hollywood facility for elderly celebs hit hard by Coronavirus”

Coronavirus isn’t first time music used as weapon

(L to R) Jenn Day Thompson, Rebecca Day/The Crazy Daysies photo by Mike Hamilton, This Guy Multimedia
(L to R) Jenn Day Thompson, Rebecca Day/The Crazy Daysies; photo by Mike Hamilton, This Guy Multimedia.

An article dating to 2013 indicates music may be a weapon of sorts when it comes to the Coronavirus. That shouldn’t surprise. Continue reading “Coronavirus isn’t first time music used as weapon”

Small biz perseveres as favorites like Hoby’s, Brick Oven stay in the game

sampler Hoby's General Store
Sampler from Hoby’s Honey and General Store

I can’t tell you how excited I was this morning to see that Hoby’s now delivers locally. We are almost out of the honey my husband got me for Christmas, and no one does honey better than Hoby’s. The only honey we like as much is made by a friend of ours, Jamie Hooten, in upstate Carolina. Surfing the Web today, I also noticed Brick Oven Pizzeria in Orange Park and Taziki’s Mediterranean in Mandarin are persevering to keep the doors open in what I see as the most difficult economic environment in my lifetime. Continue reading “Small biz perseveres as favorites like Hoby’s, Brick Oven stay in the game”

Coronavirus lockdown sparks new feature for Crazy Daysies

Crazy Daysies poster used with permission
Image used with permission/The Crazy Daysies

Like every working band in the nation, the Crazy Daysies have gone from a full calendar of spring shows to zero shows because of the Coronavirus lockdown. Rebecca and Jenn were one of the first to go to Facebook Live to keep the music going. We all chose to self-isolate early on because of Jenn’s children and because of health issues for a beloved family member we didn’t want to be unable to see in person. That enabled Jenn to perform with Rebecca.

We didn’t know what to expect, and there was an initial surprise. Continue reading “Coronavirus lockdown sparks new feature for Crazy Daysies”

Jason Evans Band Live: Slick production, tight performance from Whiskey Jax

Jason Evans Band Live from Whiskey Jax Beaches April 11, 2020
Jason Evans Band Live from Whiskey Jax Beaches April 11, 2020 (Still shot from Live Show)

The Jason Evans Band hopped on the livestream circuit with a tight performance on Saturday. The show was broadcast live to Facebook from Whiskey Jax at Jacksonville Beach (Florida). Fans tuned in, and for a donation, you could hear a favorite. The production was very slick, with an emcee and the feel of a public education fundraiser. I personally loved it. Continue reading “Jason Evans Band Live: Slick production, tight performance from Whiskey Jax”