Archive for October, 2012

We have had a delightful time driving through the Southeast this past week…we found red and orange leaves when we hit the Carolinas, thank goodness….Fall hadn’t hit Texas yet. The whole trip has also revealed that the stereotype of Southern Hospitality is alive and well. We stopped at Waffle House in Baton Rouge. One of […]

Time for another Ask Jana! I’ve been meaning to do this for a week, but traveling around with a cold makes me not typeable for whatever reason. No worries, I’m back. Proceed. (If I didn’t get to your question, I still love you). John: Jana, why do birds suddenly appear every time you are near? […]

All right, y’all. I’m blogging about this because I NEVER remember my dreams. For all I know I’m a freak of nature who doesn’t dream…though I know we all do, I just hardly ever remember them except for maybe twice a year when they’re super traumatic and I’m being chased by an axe wielding Teddy […]

Uke It Good

12, Oct 2012

I had my last group ukulele class this week with Kevin Carroll and I have to say, I’m a convert. See, what happened was…about a year ago I got a ukulele because EVERY. ONE. IN FOLK MUSIC. HAS ONE. It’s a little cliché but they’re fun, right? Except that it sat there because I had […]

On Meeting Heroes

3, Oct 2012

When I was young…maybe 10 or 11, my cousins and I went to see a pretty famous children’s book author read and sign. Actually, I was so young and so excited about an autograph, I don’t remember if she read. I imagine she did. I am not going to name her because it’s not important. […]