Dove and Pearl have moved in together to share a bedroom. Rose moved in with Rain and Grace to share their bedroom after Dove moved in with Pearl. Nate took Rose's room upstairs for $250 a month. Nate is our soft spoken young male border with out a car and an expensive fixed gear bike who is seldom home. We are seeking a way to live within a lifestyle we can afford. When we lived in Brooklyn NY our friends had five kids in one bedroom and the parents took the other bedroom. They made it work. Some times when things are given up life takes on a greater potency. Why are hard and beautiful so often bedfellows?
The night before I had a rehearsal with Brad, my friend the bass player. After we we finnished at around 10:30 we drove downtown to a spot I know of in a small park where the homeless like to hang out in the afternoon. There is a large goldenn delicious apple tree there full of golden apples with a pink blush on one side. I climbed up into the tree with bare feet and proceeded to shake a pick while Brad picked up the falling apples and filled up a large plastic garbage can with crisp sweet treasure. Our family is creating a root cellar in our basement where these apples will live out the winter in cool storage. We are seeking ways to live modestly while still making art and music. What were the secrets our parents and grandparents learned in those difficult years of the Great Depression and WWII? What will our country experience over the next seven years when all the shredded paper settles to the ground on Wall Steet? Remember the skinny cow that ate the fat cow in Pharrow's dream?