To Be Jolly
the Treehouse management and staff put on their annual Christmas party
for us residents, and Peggy Richardson and I played Christmas songs. We
had a lot of fun and I really nailed that high note in the song ‘Silent
Night’. It is the time of year for singing songs like White Christmas
Thursday night is the Shasta Blues Society Christmas party and the Phil Seymour Band
will be playing for that event. I probably won’t be singing Silent
Night or White Christmas for that crowd, but I will be singing Merry Christmas Baby.
Next week, I will be going down to Richmond to play with the LMP Trio
at a Christmas party in Millbrae. I don’t sing with that band, but I
don’t need to. We have a wonderful alto sax player named Leona. She is
the L in LMP.
As you can see, we still have lots of colorful roses blooming here at the Treehouse.
has been beautiful with the days in the 60s and the nights in the 30s.
It looks like it might be dry here through Christmas, but the Mount
Shasta Ski Park is still hoping Santa brings them snow.
It was pretty today down by the river, and there were lots of fishermen out enjoying the icy cold water on their waders.
resist taking a picture of this guy who brought his pipe with him out
into the water so he wouldn’t have to interrupt his smoking habit while fishing.
with a pipe in his mouth was something of a throwback to a time when
smoking was considered okay and cool. We’re a little smarter nowadays
and we know that there’s nothing okay, cool, or beneficial about
smoking. I am so glad I quit smoking and got my life back.
On a lighter note, here is today’s relatively appropriate song and or video;