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Audiobook “Sightlines: A Family Love Story in Poetry and Music” update: mechanical licensing completed

Good news! We’ve completed the mechanical licensing phase for the music used in the upcoming audio book “Sightlines: A Family Love Story in Poetry and Music”. Now, onward into the production phase! For those interested, the phases in creating and producing your own audiobook are: 1) creative phase: recording, editing, fileswapping, decisionmaking, “notes” back and […]

Homecoming Be-Gratitudes: Let Me Count the Ways—Review, Recognition, Friendship, Projects

Those of you who went to Sunday School will recognize my play on words with the beattitudes (be-attitudes). Coming back from such a sea-change trip, I wanted to count some blessings I received on home ground in this post. In another post, I’ll count blessings footloose and abroad. 1) Send-off Dinner. Before I left, Doreen […]

Riehl’s poetry & music on

Old Time Radio Like three other friends of mine, I’m now, Saturday, 11 a.m., to appear on Blogtalk Radio’s Authors Read program hosted by Lillian Brummet (Conscious Discussions talk radio). Folks, this is a great resource and readily available to any of you authors out there who wanna read from your books! For my show, […]

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 […]


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 […]