Hands of a Poet, Hand of a Poet

Once upon a time there was a blog I created, Vagabond Poet, which after several years became for a short while Vagabond Poet Redux. Not too long after my husband Roger died in 2017, I discontinued the blog. But its still there at http://karlalinn.blogspot.com/, if you’re curious. Then, in deep Covid era in mid-2021, IContinue reading “Hands of a Poet, Hand of a Poet”

“Funky country blues fusion”— An Interview with Guitarist George Ott

George Ott bills himself as a “long-suffering, underappreciated Jersey Shore musician.” At least that’s how he “signed” the blurb he wrote for my forthcoming book, My Body the Guitar (see previous post). As a thank you to George for writing the blub—and to amp up appreciation for him and his remarkable talents, I interviewed himContinue reading ““Funky country blues fusion”— An Interview with Guitarist George Ott”

Of Serendipity and Interconnectedness

This morning I received an email from out of the blue from a total stranger. It prompted many  minutes of reflection in my journal pages as I sipped my first cup of coffee. I first thought of Duwamish Chief Seattle (1786-1866) who said: “The earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth.Continue reading “Of Serendipity and Interconnectedness”