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Why Writers Should Blog, Not Log

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NOTE: Logging is deadly dangerous and has even taken a life in our extended family. The note below is intended to have fun at the expense of one specific writer, not make light of real danger.

When writers pretend to be loggers… Saw it coming, stood there anyway. My one good decision? Safety glasses. Got off light, nothing my daughter’s makeup can’t fix. At least when my brother–a real logger–gets hurt on the job, he has the decency to wind up in intensive care (twice). It’s called professionalism.

Encore Tent Show Tomorrow: Yonder Mountain String Band

If you’re within range of one of these stations tomorrow (Saturday, August 15th) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua. Information on streaming the show here.

In this episode’s monologue – delivered from the backstage dressing room with the one lonely little lightbulb burnin’ – Mike helps the Department of Homeland Security rewrite its Winter Survival Kit instructions.

You can join the Tent Show Radio Facebook page here.

REMINDER: Most of this year’s previous Tent Show Radio episodes available for streaming anytime – just click here. 

Eaux Claires Revisited

Have been quiet about the music festival because now the job is to write and get ready for the next one, but just heard this audio interview in which I verify/undercut the Bon Iver legend, which was kinda fun. Y’know, give the guy a little needle, with a smile. You can listen here. And thank you to our neighbors and fellow citizens for all support and helpful comments.

Encore Tent Show Radio Tonight – Nahko & Medicine For The People

If you’re within range of one of these stations tonight (Saturday, August 8th) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua. Information on streaming the show here.

In this episode’s monologue – delivered from the backstage dressing room with the one lonely little lightbulb burnin’ – Mike uses the past to move the present (firewood).

You can join the Tent Show Radio Facebook page here.

REMINDER: Most of this year’s previous Tent Show Radio episodes available for streaming anytime – just click here. 

Encore Tent Show Radio Tonight – Don McLean

If you’re within range of one of these stations tonight (Saturday, August 1st) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua. Information on streaming the show here.

In this episode’s monologue – delivered from the backstage dressing room with the one lonely little lightbulb burnin’ – Mike uses the past to move the present (firewood).

You can join the Tent Show Radio Facebook page here.

REMINDER: Most of this year’s previous Tent Show Radio episodes available for streaming anytime – just click here. 

Encore Tent Show Tonight: Sierra Hull

If you’re within range of one of these stations tonight (Saturday, July 25th) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua. Information on streaming the show here.  You can join the Tent Show Radio Facebook page here.

In this episode’s monologue – delivered from the backstage dressing room with the one lonely little lightbulb burnin’ –Mike explains why he is a dumb person with a smart phone.  You can join the Tent Show Radio Facebook page here.

REMINDER: Most of this year’s previous Tent Show Radio episodes available for streaming anytime – just click here. 

Encore Tent Show Tomorrow: Sierra Hull

If you’re within range of one of these stations tomorrow (Saturday, July 25th) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua. Information on streaming the show here.  You can join the Tent Show Radio Facebook page here.

In this episode’s monologue – delivered from the backstage dressing room with the one lonely little lightbulb burnin’ –Mike explains why he is a dumb person with a smart phone.  You can join the Tent Show Radio Facebook page here.

REMINDER: Most of this year’s previous Tent Show Radio episodes available for streaming anytime – just click here.