Category Archives: Pic-A-Nic

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted by on November 27, 2015

Happy Daydreaming Thanksgiving

Happy Daydreaming Thanksgiving

We think back over the year and remember the highlights…each and everyone of you as well as a host of others played a part…and I am very thankful it all happened.

As the touring, sharing, singing, dancing, hugs, laughter, music and smiles continue, I’ll hold close to my heart those memories you helped create  four score and a few days ago.

Live strong, stay safe, and remember the songs…for the music is the quilt and  the love knits it all together.

Thankful for daydreamers everywhere…peace and love to all!

geocolormethankfulmeister

A Few Pic-A-Nic Snapshots

Posted by on July 25, 2015

Twas one score + one day ago, just 21 revolutions, somewhere around 500 hours just past, when we were looking around for something to do…and found ourselves catty corner from the park. Looking back, and guess what happened…

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buncha strangers all wearing like outfits started appearing as if directed by electronic impulses…and nary a tin-foil hat to be seen..

Luckily, they were found to be friendly and seemed easily bribed into staying for a bit…

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All proceeded to make themselves at home

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Somehow, sitting on the lush grass under the spreading oak crown canopy made visiting that much more enjoyable

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And families grew

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Old friends chatted in person for perhaps the first time

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Getting chummy, as it should be

Goodies galore

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Excuse me, is that a Jerry you’re wearing?

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Ahh, the life…500 some odd hours ago

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Thanks for the memories..

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All in all, everyone who  attended seemed to have a grand time…and as the afternoon hours danced away, we had to say bye bye, only to convene later that afternoon and evening for another spectacular show.

 

The Family

 

 

Ozark Matt and Holly Hikes-a-Lot Go Pic a Nic-ing

Posted by on July 13, 2015

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900 miles of road, ready to roll

Perched in the co-pilot seat on her inflatable road cushion, Hikes-a-Lot jammed one of my favorite Brent Mydland tunes as we flew north across glaciated plains, past treeless moraines, and hundreds of clean, green wind turbine electric generators slowly whirling across the green horizon.

Saturday July, 4th, the next day, we awoke in our tent bivouacked on the sandy, pine tree shaded dunes of Illinois Beach State Park, walked from our parking spot off Michigan Avenue, and waited for what seemed like an eternity at a crosswalk one last epic traffic signal away from meeting a great group of people in person for the first time. We loved it and came home saying it was the best time we had ever had.

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A cool guy with a cool shirt

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in full pic a nic mode

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The Grand Poo Bah reflects on the guitarist and I feel the space-time continuum give way

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Pic a Nic-ing is a scene itself. Pretty cool

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The tribe

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A perfect setting

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Explaining the rules of the game

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In the heat of the game. Prizes are at stake, people.

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Nobody resisted strawberry shortcake pie on a summer day and things were all right in the universe

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Good friends

 

 

Provisions

Posted by on May 12, 2015

Just a half mile from the designated meeting spot is a well-stocked

Trader Joe’s
1147 S Wabash Ave