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Jun 10

Got a late start this month with updating my website, due to many commitments. This month I've been helping organize a group of "Whalecoast" tourists for my church, the Anchorage Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Things will calm down a little after this weekend. We enjoyed a Saturday morning gig with Empty Nesters playing old time tunes for all the women participating in the Alaska Run For Women, an annual benefit for breast cancer research. Later this month is our annual performance at the Alaska Zoo, and our sessions at McGinley's have been well attended lately -- so glad for that!

May 1

So glad that the snow is finally melting and I'm back on my bicycle! Early this month Jubilee will be playing music for a play at UAA, "While Ireland Holds These Graves." I'm also looking forward to a glacier cruise with Jim on May 13th through Prince William Sound. Jim won tickets for it at the Anchorage Folk Festival banjo contest. Champagne and dinner included! Memorial Day weekend will find us once again participating in Dancing Bears' dance camp in Wasilla. Oh, and have I mentioned? Jim and I are going to grandparents! Amanda and Danny are expecting in October -- yay!

April 1

Happy Spring! Crooked Road (which featured Mark Ward fiddilin with us this year) did the usual round of St. Pat's gigs at McGinley's and the Bar Association party, very fun. I tried something new on April Fool's Day this year, and worked as a "celebrity waiter" at the Loussac Library's fundraising event "Evening in the Stacks". Jim has done this the last few years, and he recruited me to do it also -- fun! I'm so glad things are melting. Looking foward to green things growing, and our trip to the Juneau Folk Festival!

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