Saturday was a blustery and rainy, yet warm, day in Hellertown and Saucon Valley. I played fro my friends and families with the Red Door Childhood Center in Hellertown. I love the fact that sometimes, you just gotta dance. I was several songs into my kindermusic, when two two-year olds just got up and started dancing while I was talking (supposedly entertaining folks). I dawned on me, thanks to my crowd-control senses developed in my thankfully distant days doing bar gigs. “Shut and Play!” I get all my cues from kids.
I headed out to Saucon Valley Country Club for what was to be my annual hayrides with families out through colorful trees and psychedelic golf pants of the Republican duffers. It was not to be with the driving rain and wind. So I set up shop out under the tent with pumpkins, hay, kids games, cookie and pumpkin decorating, and me. It was fine ’cause it was loose, families and kids in costumes, great food (PB&J sandwiches shaped like coffins… think about that one…). Anyway, since I’ve had the pleasure of playing with these folks and families for several years, we could pass out the instruments and play, dance and celebrate being families around Halloween. Thanks to SVCC for involving me.