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Nashville Launch Dinner at Sportsman Bar and Grille for audiobook “Sightlines: A Family Love Story in Poetry and Music”

The last step in producing an audio book is to celebrate! That’s what my Nashville Production team did with me at the Sportsman Bar and Grille this week. It looks like a theme park version of those grand old WPA (Works Progress Administration) lodges in the great parks like Yellowstone and Yosemite. The food was […]

Nashville 2008, Revisited 2009…Sightlines Audio Book’s Beginnings to Launch

Last May we began the long journey of making our audio book “Sightlines: A Family Love Story in Poetry and Music.” Here’s the post from that time describing my drive down from St. Louis the Nashville. A year later, it’s still a long drive in the country (albeit on freeways) and a pretty one, to […]

Audio Book Launch Begins in Nashville!

A year ago we started the journey of making “Sightlines: A Family Love Story in Music and Song.” It was a long-held dream of mine since “Sightlines: A Poet’s Diary” came out in 2006 to make an audio with music to go along with the book. I happened almost by chance when I decided to […]

Creative Collaboration and Compassion Adventures & Blog Duet with Yvonne Perry’s Writers in the Sky

Click here to read about my Nashville trip last week. Click here to read Yvonne Perry’s report “Janet Riehl’s Nashville Visit” on Yvonne Perry’s Writers in the Sky blogspot. The Riehl Family on the Homeplace…everyone played music or wrote poetry as a matter of course. Anna Riehl, my grandmother, in foreground, wrote the poetry collection […]

Nashville!

A LONG DRIVE IN THE COUNTRY It’s a pretty drive from St. Louis to Nashville (routes 64/57/24) that takes around 5.5 hours and crosses three rivers (Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee) and passes by many gorgeous large lakes (Rend/Egypt/Barkley) where I wanted to just stop and camp. The routes down are so aesthetically constructed without billboards […]