Barefoot running(healing).

I run barefoot. I don’t run often, and don’t consider myself a particularly serious runner; but when I do run, I do it with nothing on my feet. Why? Lots of people have asked, and I don’t really have a…(Read More)

FolkMADness – Soccoro, NM 5/23 to 26 (program).

All sets (except part of Friday) with Elixir. The Privy Tippers and Will Mentor were the other featured artists for the weekend. Friday Night (first set, w/ Elixir) With Thanks to the Gene – Tom Hinds Mobjack Bay – Jon…(Read More)



When I was 19 years old, I lost my older brother Lars to cancer. (Fuck cancer, by the way.) Ever since then, my connections with men have been more significant. I use the term of endearment, “brother,” for the men…(Read More)



My parents are selling the house where I grew up – where my DAD grew up – and dealing with that reality is bringing up feelings. Isn’t having feelings, and processing them by writing, one of the potential good uses…(Read More)


The occasional poet.

I’m told I’m a bit like my maternal grandfather, whom I never had the pleasure of meeting (he died in 1971, about two years before I was born). One of the things that he did often, was to honor the…(Read More)

Square Dance. RI - 2010

My idea of a good time.

Now, I know that this *might*  not be everyone’s idea of a good time…but hear me out. I just spent the last 30 minutes watching square dance videos from the Square Dance History Project Youtube channel with my 5 year…(Read More)


Fred Land.

Relaunch. New, new, new! Website, blog, outlook on life. Roof. Job at CDSS. The list goes on and on. For those of you that have been particularly keen on me bringing my Calling Blog back to life, I’ll share with…(Read More)

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