“The Spirit at the Lake”  Reflections on the value of a family gathering place.

 

“The Blue Waltz”  A day dreamer’s observations on faint raindrops and a still lake… from the family cabin dock.

 

“672 Days”  A playfully pining young woman awaits the return of her beau.

 

“The Wolf Creek Waltz”  A Pony Express Rider seeks the girl of his dreams at Wolf Creek… and she is.

 

“Family Blues – 1990”  A satire on one stage of family life by a young father of four.

 

“In My Heart, Forever”  A young father’s long-term hopes for his 3 year-old daughter, and their relationship… that all came true.

 

“Dad’s Hideaway Boogie”  A Boogie Woogie piano spun off Freddy King’s “Hideaway” opening line… fully embellished.

 

“Bright Eyes”  The firsthand witness of the birth of a granddaughter… commemorated for her.

 

“Ashokan Farewell” (Instrumental)  A mandolin tribute to Jay Ungar’s 1983 fiddle song, with more various instruments… a family favorite.