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News from the road.

Inspiration

This small viewer of one of my live-streamed concerts was inspired to get out his guitar.  I guess that's a positive to the pandemic. You can bring your guitar to church- and play along!

Precious thank-yous!

Doesn't really get more precious than this!  Thank-yous from kids at the Mount Olive Overland Park school.

 

New keyboard and more

Hello from Mt Olive, Overland Park, Kansas!  I've been allowed to keep singing in our churches in spite of Covid-19, social distancing, and reduced attendance!  I just sang this morning for the elementary school here. (They are the Cougars.  Boy…

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Surfacing from lock-down

Wow, is it great to be singing for actual people in the pews again in our churches!  I've been playing for empty seats and a video camera for what seems like forever, as I was blessed to be able to…

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I'm rolling now

I am the new owner of a three-wheeled contraption called a recumbent trike. It is an “off-road” model with bigger wheels, wider tires and extra low gears for climbing.  I have been mildly depressed as a result of three months…

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Dealing with the Coronavirus

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

I'm writing from my bus which is parked at an RV park in Alabama for the next 5 nights.  I had a wonderful 3 months in Florida in December, January and February singing for our WELS…

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Winter in the Tropics

Wow, am I enjoying my two and a half months in Florida!  It has been unseasonably warm this winter.  I'm wearing shorts and sandals almost every day!  My pleasure is only increased by listening to weather reports from my friends…

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News from way south

Greetings from the road!  I am now firmly committed to the southern portion of the United States; strictly in the southeast district for the next three months.

Something I am really looking forward to is spending 10 days with my…

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October ends, new website begins!

Summertime in Wisconsin- the best!  I really enjoyed playing for the annual St Paul outdoor worship and summer picnic August 4th.  We'd planned an outdoor service in Union Grove, but the weather didn't cooperate.  No problem- it was sunny inside…

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Better way to tow a van

In early September I purchased a 20-foot 10,000 pound gross weight flatbed car hauler trailer. I cinch the van to the trailer with some things called chain binders, and they attach it quite securely. This is a big improvement over…

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"Excitement" on the road

Some of the excitement of living on the road includes vehicle repairs! I tow a minivan with my bus, using a tow-dolly. There are interesting mechanical limitations to this system including the fact that backing up isn't an option because…

Florida notes

Greetings from the road! I know my freezing friends in the Midwest don't want to hear about this, but I've just spent 6 weeks in cargo shorts and sandals hanging out in our churches in Florida. I got to play…