Date Archives February 2010

One of Joni Mitchell’s Finest

Watching the 2010 Winter Olympics stirred up a few tangential memories… When I as in the 8th grade my parents sent me to the “International Music Camp” at International Falls, MN.  I asked them to sign me up for the guitar sessions as I had been taking classical guitar for years.  Those next 2 weeks were remarkable and unexpected in two ways.  Remember I was a boy growing up in a Mennonite prairie town: truly pure, straightforward; no school dances; no liquor store.  No one was dating someone else in… Read More