Buffy Sainte-Marie sings family and power

Buffy Sainte-Marie never falls behind. Her new album Power In The Blood, released when she’s 74, appears to coincide with the conclusion of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. In this June 2015 interview with Wendy Mesley on CBC’s The National … Continue reading

Bullfrogs return to the lake, bellowing Beethoven

The bullfrogs are back, at least for this summer, and I found a musical mnemonic for their song in one of Beethoven’s symphonies. One morning each June for the past 15 years I have left the cottage around 4 a.m. … Continue reading