1. What the Beavers Know


    from Michael Waite Added 508 1 0

    My first plan for these videos was just to set a camera up by our wood stove where I usually like to sit in the evenings and play some songs as the kids go to sleep. Thank God Erica stepped in and…

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    • Santa Lucia


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      Happy St. Lucy's Day! St. Lucy lived about 1700 years ago in what is now Italy. The stories are a little fuzzy after all those years, but my best understanding of her was that she was a teenager…

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      • If I'm Not Strong Enough - Michael Waite with Joshua Davis


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        I met with Joshua Davis this evening at his dad's house and we sang a few songs and decided to go out and sing this one by the river. It was about 10 degrees out so by the end of it we both…

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        • You Make Me Mad


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          I think I read James Taylor quoted once as saying he hasn't really written very many songs, he just wrote three or four of them and then does different versions of them. This is another one…

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          • Bird Name Blues


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            Happy Thanksgiving. Here's a song recorded at Seeds and Spores farm. This turkey pen is a rigid hoop house that can be pulled around the field so that after a harvest the birds eat fresh organic…

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            • How Many Times - Michael Waite


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              Here's something I wrote this morning after my son knocked over a can of paint. Before I got angry at his carelessness, I saw how afraid of punishment he was. It wasn't much paint, and…

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              • St James Infirmary Blues -Michael Waite


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                About six months ago I took up thinking about how can I do what I love as my job. Not just something I am really interested in, but the thing that I have life-sustaining passion for, a calling. After…

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                • Sapsucker Sugar Shack


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                  Erica captured a little plucking around my neighbor's evaporator last week. To his credit, Mr. Moonberry had never heard this tune before. I wish I had an excuse. I will say we spent a lot…

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                  • Woodsmoke series chainsaw font


                    from Michael Waite Added 226 6 1

                    I couldn't find a font I liked for the title banner of my campfire music blog, so it seemed suitable to just make one with the saw. There was a spruce tree blown over across the road upstream…

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