Doodads — cider and song plus

Two weeks ago not only did younger son and his wife volunteer at the cat shelter but my older son’s girlfriend was there.  It was a very pleasant surprise to see her there.  What was an even bigger surprise was today, when my older son showed up.  This had all of us  together (masked) face…

Music That Strikes a Chord: Cat Stevens, “Longer Boats”

Surfing the electronic database at the library last week, Cat Stevens popped into my head. I used to have more than just his “Foreigner” album; I had “Matthew & Son” and “Tea for the Tillerman.” “Tea for…” was borrowed; on the way out to my mom’s this past week, I listened to it. Although, “Longer…