Robert Frost may have been correct with his euphemism about good fences making good neighbors, but the same logic will not hold true to walls around our country. We have been a diverse nation since our beginnings, which has served as the roots of our strength.
Spring has finally arrived in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The grass is growing, just a few patches of snow in my woods at Rauhallinen Farm, and I am getting ready to start seeds for the gardens. I have 17 perennial beds to clean and get ready for a new season of color. They produce a plethora of studio opportunities, the first of which will be the beautiful oriental poppy, in a blazing orange and black.
If you are a Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays fan, enjoy this video of Lyle playing with other musicians and delivering an incredible performance. It has been a number of years since I have seen either he or Pat and I hope, like many fervent fans, that PMG will reunite for another album and tour.
“Choose your friends wisely and also choose friends you can trust.” Elyn Saks