About the AuthorThe founding member of TCM, Scott is a guitarist, composer, educator, hiker, and now (!) a blogger. He believes that nature has a profound influence over us, and hopes that his work will point people in the direction of the natural world that is all around us. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Just take out the hyphens so I know you're a human (trying to avoid s-p-a-m in my inbox!!).
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A little taste of the music that Nature has inspired. Enjoy!
You may not be aware of it, but you are longing to spend time in nature. Previous generations could take this for granted and not even notice they were in it. We don’t have that luxury. Ben Franklin sought to … Continue reading
It’s high time to start posting links to articles about our state and national parks that are encouraging. I hope you click on one or two of them and get a boost from nature. Thanks for … Continue reading
This is the first chance I’ve had to see how bad the fire damage is in Oak Creek Canyon near Sedona. The Slide Fire swept through some of the most beautiful scenery on the planet. It’s one of those oddities … Continue reading
One of the great advantages of not knowing anything is that you can experience the excitement of learning things over and over. Such was my experience today, July 3, when I did something I’ve never done before. I actually read … Continue reading
That Saturday afternoon I’ll be performing songs from my CD as the sun sets at Lost Dutchman State Park. The concert begins at 5:30 near the campfire in the Palo Verde Ramada. Hope to see you there.–R
Yesterday marks the one anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting that took the lives of twenty grade school children. As a teacher and a parent, I am doubly horrified by the events that occurred in that small elementary school, … Continue reading
The BTA has a thriving, ongoing music program that serves the east valley and Globe area with high quality entertainment. One of those fine performers is Jim Pipkin. He is an established folk musician, story teller, and historian who occasionally … Continue reading
This just in: If you weren’t already planning to drive over to Boyce Thompson Arboretum this Saturday for the big Fall Plant Sale annual event — here’s more incentive to go: you’ll want to hear the Valley’s own “Mrs. Lincoln” … Continue reading