When cars were art: Trip brightened by ’56 Chevy

Over Mother’s Day weekend, we took a road trip north on I95 to see my mother. My husband laughs at my complaints about that highway. Traffic slowdowns. Crazy drivers. Monotonous landscape. Some terrible patches needing serious repair. Sometimes we hop off onto a secondary road just to get off 95 for a minute. So I was ecstatic to spot an immaculate ’56 Chevy when we stopped for gas.  Continue reading “When cars were art: Trip brightened by ’56 Chevy”

In Florida Lone Bellow was the draw, and Ida Mae was a bonus

My daughters Jen and Rebecca, otherwise known as The Crazy Daysies, enjoy going to concerts with their dad who is also a musician. On Monday, all three went to see Lone Bellow, a group we all fell in love with the last time they were in Jacksonville. Lone Bellow didn’t disappoint their fans on April 16, and there was a bonus—Ida Mae.  Continue reading “In Florida Lone Bellow was the draw, and Ida Mae was a bonus”

Jamey Johnson joins bevy of special guests for Skynyrd ‘Farewell’ tour

Jamey Johnson will join other special guests along the way as legendary band Lynyrd Skynyrd conducts the Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour presented by SiriusXM. The first show kicks off on May 4 in West Palm Beach (FL).

Skynyrd has performed for four decades, with more than 60 albums produced.

Most working musicians encounter Skynyrd at live events, although not in the flesh. Continue reading “Jamey Johnson joins bevy of special guests for Skynyrd ‘Farewell’ tour”

Jamey Johnson & Chris Hennessee in Jax: Christmas gift worth waiting for

Jamey Johnson by geopungo
Jamey Johnson photo by geopungo (via Wikipedia)

Every year I face a dilemma. My husband is a hard man to buy a gift for. Making it more challenging, he is a fantastic gift giver.

So this past Christmas when my daughter Rebecca suggested concert tickets for the Jamey Johnson show (opened by Chris Hennessee), I jumped right on it. I bought tickets for Rebecca and Jennifer too. These three love to go to concerts. I go sometimes, but rarely.

I fretted a little. My husband would have to wait two months for his gift.

Was it worth it?  Continue reading “Jamey Johnson & Chris Hennessee in Jax: Christmas gift worth waiting for”