Searchlight 2020 Voting Day 9!

Extra! Extra! Last full day to vote! Extra! Extra! Enjoy your day!

Here is the link to vote, from anywhere in the world, on your devices, for “Hey Girl” in CBC’s #Searchlight2020: https://ngx.me/3pBXGbi.hngxItemID=c4d114c4a09c978f8df89a57d06d6e35

Voting will close Thursday, February 13th at 3 p.m. Eastern/ 12p.m. Pacific, so this is the last full day to vote, like, and share, and every bit counts! Thank you so much for the support you have offered. I am grateful.

Above is another photo of Michael’s first calf, Robin, with one of the boys in her gang.

 

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Just got back from Arnprior Public Library’s “Share the Stage” open mic, where I played “Hey Girl”, and a couple others.

Here’s the link to vote for “Hey Girl”, if you would, daily thru Feb. 13: https://ngx.me/3pBXGbi.h?ngxItemID=c4d114c4a09c978f8df89a57d06d6e35

Thank you again, for your support. I appreciate it. #Searchlight2020

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Searchlight 2020 Voting Day 4

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It’s Voting Day 4 in #Searchlight2020.  Here’s my link:  https://ngx.me/3pBXGbi.h?ngxItemID=c4d114c4a09c978f8df89a57d06d6e35 If you would, please vote, like, share daily, from anywhere in the world. Multiple devices seem to be allowed. Round 1 voting continues daily through February 13, after which 100 will move forward to Round 2, 50 of those by popular vote, the other 50 by judges’ choice.  Thank you for all of your support. I appreciate it greatly!

Here’s a little inside information about Michael’s ear tag(s): I first put in a blue #45 in her left ear, but it didn’t clip properly, so I replaced it with a #44. Later, I put a #100 in her right ear.

 

 

 

 

 

Searchlight 2020 Voting Day 3

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It’s CBC #Searchlight2020 ‘s Voting Day 3. Link: https://ngx.me/3pBXGbi.h?ngxItemID=c4d114c4a09c978f8df89a57d06d6e35. Please like, share, and vote daily, if you would. Thank you so much for your interest, and time. Your support is greatly appreciated! You can vote daily from anywhere in the world through February 13. 💜🌄💡🐮🔦🎶🎼🎵🎤🌹💐📻💞🙊🙈🙉

Celtfest 2018

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Interesting Location to busk… Naismith statue… one of my grade six/seven teachers, Mr. Naismith (of course), was related to Dr. Naismith, inventor of basketball.

 

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Ready to start…

 

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Decided to start with Tin Whistle. Look closely at this photo. 🙂

 

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It’s a Long Way to Tipperary

 

After busking for a couple of hours, headed to Gemmill Park and checked out the vendors there. Some cool stuff, indeed… photo to follow later. 🙂

 

 

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Headliner, Heather Rankin(!), during soundcheck before her show started, asked her piano player if she had her clothespins. Yes, she said, “clothespins”, which drew my attention here. Please refer back to earlier photo with “Look closely… :)” included in the caption. 🙂 Great minds 😉

 

Heather has put together a great songlist for this show. One of my favourites is this “throwback” from “The Rankin Family” Bells

 

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Great musician, charming performer. Lovely show!
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Cool stuff, see? 🙂
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This guy’s name is Liam, but he plays Tin Whistle like Tommy. 😀

Busker girl :)

The Arnprior Sunday Market‘s been going well for Musicalmagicalaurie. 🙂 The public’s been quite supportive. People seem to enjoy what I do and I make a fair bit more than minimum wage most days- very encouraging! One more Sunday left in the season- Sept. 24, 2017.  I’ve had a lot of fun with character and costume considerations for this project, indeed. Character’s me,  I think. 🙂 But I’ve been performing public domain traditional and folk songs so there’s definitely period vibe and I’ve had alot of fun thinking perhaps there’s some gypsy in the character. Like I was just passing through Arnprior and landed on this corner to stop and have a go at giving folks some tunes. Kind of like the girls selling flowers on the street back in the day, or something.  I love period works and this has been a make your own work project I’ve quite enjoyed. I don’t know if I’ll get to wear my Jones New York dress that I picked up at our local thrift store for 4 or 5 dollars, I think it was 4, don’t remember now. I’ve been weighing it in my mind. I think it could work- hello, flower selling girl found this in the Goodwill bin, how fortunate! 🙂 We’ll see- supposed to be pretty warm weather. I’ve taken some promo photos with the dress (pale lime green), anyway. 🙂 Some others with my various costume choices, too. Most of the clothing pieces, including the shoes (gifted), were gifted to me or thrift shop purchases. The brown gauchos were purchased new from Thailand, though- love them, as you may have noticed here, previously. 🙂

 

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A couple of weeks ago, after I played my first song- 2 fives! Got one before the song, and one after. 🙂 You can see the bottom of my “Camptown Races” dress.

 

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Costume Design

If you check out my posts at The Magic Cafe down at the bottom of the forum in The Clothes We Wear, you’ll see I’ve been working on costume design for the new set/show that’s in development.  Got a few pics today. Here’s one:

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