23 January 2023

Lead Belly birthday.
Irene
Matchbox Blues
Midnight Special
You Don’t Know My Mind
I’m Sorry Mama
Take a Whiff on Me
DeKalb Blues
Roberta
The Titanic
Easy Rider
Alabama Bound
Worried Blues
Cotton Fields
Rock Island Line
Blue Tail Fly
In New Orleans
Alberta

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22 January 2023

Helping Eric and Essie move. Preaching at Dickey Memorial Presbyterian Church, So Jung Kim birthday.
Ementha-Papaguneray (Turtle Song) – Emily Wurramara
It’s My Life – Bon Jovi
Carnival of the Animals: IV. Tortioses – Isata Kanneh-Mason, Braimah Kanneh-Mason, Ayla Sahin, Timothy Ridout, Sheku Kanneh-Mason & Toby Hughes
Hasten down the Wind – Warren Zevon
Ekka’s Silver Jubilee Song – Eric Bogle
Sweet Reminder – Rebecca Riots
Koroghlu – Ashiq Hasan Trio
Rebel Rebel – David Bowie
The Power Is Out – Blackfire
Frutsi – Gabriela Triste
Maneo – The Chieftains
Walkin’ Back to Georgia – Jim Croce
The Fire Inside – Bob Seger
Po’ Boy – Bob Dylan
I’m Ready – Tracy Chapman
I Believe in You – Dolly Parton

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21 January 2023

Helping Eric and Essie move. Walking with Lucy. Dickeysville.
Rosa Sat – Amy Dixon-Kolar
Gnawin’ on It – Bonnie Raitt
The Living – Natalie Merchant
Boris Godounov – Symphonic Synthesis By Leopold Stokowski: II. Coronation of Boris – Cleveland Orchestra
Hello My Baby – Ladysmith Black Mambazo
I Don’t Wanna Talk about It – Indigo Girls
Wide Open Spaces – The Chicks
I’m Not Sleeping – Counting Crows
The Golden Road – Grateful Dead
My Better Years – The Johnson Mountain Boys
Comin’ Around – Steve Earle & Emmylou Harris
Waiting for a Miracle – John McCutcheon
Falling from Sleeves – Calexico
What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
I’ll Do Anything for Love – Meat Loaf

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20 January 2023

Helping Eric and Essie move. North East, Maryland.
Soul Run – Tanika Charles
Pretty Girl – f(x)
Piper to the End – Mark Knopfler
Raise You Up / Just Be – Kinky Boots
Never Know – Angelique Kidjo
Kamalani O Keaukaha – Rocky Brown
I Am Here – Come from Away
Somewhere along the Line – Billy Joel
The Pearl – Emmylou Harris
Blow up the Moon – Blues Traveler
Top Hat Bar and Grille – Jim Croce
After All – Jennifer Chung
I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm – Della Reese
Alabama – John Coltrane
Foot Race – Bryan L. Miller

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19 January 2023

Taking things to the garage for Eric and Essie’s move.
Taking recycling and garbage to the appropriate location.
North East, Maryland.
Dolly Parton’s birthday. All songs by Dolly except as otherwise noted.
When Life Is Good Again
Joshua
Coat of Many Colors
Jolene
I Will Always Love You
Please Don’t Stop Loving Me – feat. Porter Wagoner
Love Is Like a Butterfly
The Bargain Store
Here You Come Again
Eagle When She Flies
It’s All Wrong, But It’s all Right
Heartbreaker
I really Got the Feeling
You’re the Only One
Starting over Again
|Old Flames Can’t Hold a Candle
9 to 5
But You Know I Love You
Tennessee Homesick Blues
Islands in the Stream – feat. Kenny Rogers
Why’d You Come in Here Lookin’ Like That
After the Gold Rush – with Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris

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18 January 2023

Walking. 5K. Lucy in the stroller. North East.
Never Met a Man Like Yo – Layla Zoe
Wise Man – Uriah Heep
Madman Across the Water – Elton John
The Harvest Home Suite: Autumn – Jay Unger
Love Blues – Keb’ Mo’
Join the Boys – Joan Armatrading
MEDICINE – Shawn Wasabi, feat. Tia Socla
Baby-Baby-Baby – TLC
Chesapeake Moon – Robbin Thompson
Jazz – A Tribe Called Quest
Cotton Fields – Credence Clearwater Revival
Modern Times – Al Stewart

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A whimsical prayer after a long walk

Gracious God, I thank you.

I thank you that I was able to take

a long walk today, pushing Lucy in her stroller.

I thank you that we could walk in safety.

I thank you for all the many times Lucy

turned around to look at me

and say “Hiiiii” in a loud voice.

I pray that every grandchild and grandparent

might have the opportunity to take such walks

or engage in other activities freely and safely.

May that day soon come.

Oh, and God, I could use a hand

with some aching muscles.

You know which ones they are.

Amen.

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15 January 2023

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday.
North East, Maryland.
Walking to recycle and with Bentley.
Happy Birthday – Stevie Wonder
By the Time I Get to Phoenix – Public Enemy
Take My Hand, Precious Lord – Mahalia Jackson
Proud to Be Black – Run DMC
One – India.Arie
Wake Up – Rage against the Machine
Ballad of Martin Luther King – Pete Seeger, Brother Kirk & The Sesame Street Kids
Letter to the King – The Game, feat. Nas
Pride – U2
Letter to Dr. Martin Luther King – Sweet Honey in the Rock
Glory – Common & John Legend
Abraham, Martin and John – Harry Belafonte
Why? – Nina Simone

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14 January 2023

On the road. Grove City start. North East finish.
Singing for Our Lives – Holly Near
The First Cut Is the Deepest – Cat Stevens
Song to a Refugee – Diana Jones
As I Went Out One Morning – Bob Dylan
Master Blaster – Stevie Wonder
Tell Me Why – Pat Benetar
Goodbye – Tracy Chapman
Arthur McBride – Paul Brady
Almost Home – mxmtoon
The Wizard – Uriah Heep
Manzanar – Tom Paxton & Annie Hills
The Cisco Kid – War
Coyote Dance – Robbie Robertson & The Red Road Ensemble
Ramble Tamble – Credence Clearwater Revival
Buddhist Chant – Kazumasa Yoshioka
That’s the Hawaiian in Me – Various Artists

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13 January 2023

Korean American Day.
Drawing the Line – Royal Pirates
Butterfly – Jessica & KRYSTAL
Rose – Annalé
Gotta Work – Amerie
Honestly – Eric Nam
Human Nature – Tiger JK
Good Bye Sadness, Hello Happiness – YOON MI RAE
Every Last Drop – Dumbfoundead
Goodbye – Sam Ock
Come Over – MRSHLL
In the Water – River Run North
All Along the Watchtower – Luna
Take it One Day at a Time – Jennifer Chung
Slow – Kahi
Never Not – Jennifer Lee
Dream – Priscilla Ahn
Brave New World – Sera

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