Category Archives: Cycling

Jan DeGaetani and Composer Pia Gilbert

First, Friends, an update: I’ve been in my new Mississippi home for three weeks, and I love it. Last night, I sat on my blue porch as the sun set, watching fireflies spark. My dad and I had brought buckets … Continue reading

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Jan DeGaetani and Houlka, MS

I’ve got a lot on my mind, Friends. I have friends who marched in Washington yesterday for the environment. One tells me today she is beleaguered by all she heard on the streets. It’s bad. To be in Washington now … Continue reading

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Taking Root

Friends, Providence. Chaos. The wherewithal to slow down–stop–listen. No matter. I am here now, and this happening. I’ve been in North Mississippi since March 27. My 86-year-old father has been diagnosed, cut on, and is back home in his cabin … Continue reading

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Update

Feb 27, 2017 Friends, Have you had a chance to read recent posts on Jan, my travels, the writing of this book? Here’s an update: I’ve been staying with my dear friend of over 30 years, Risa Lavelle in her … Continue reading

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Leaf Peeper

Hello, Friends, So, I took two field trips this week : Tuesday afternoon a group of us drove over “the notch” at Jeffersonville down into Stowe–and of course, we stopped [because you have to stop during leaf season when a … Continue reading

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