2BS_E6_MickMahoneyBand



Soundscape includes Dylan Thomas reading a bit of his his poem, “A Winter’s Tale”. Nigel reads his poem “West River Drive”. The Mick Mahoney Band sings “I Remember You (When the Sky is Blue)”, and, “The Innocent and True”. Mr. Ross reads Act 2, Scene 1 of his audio-play, The Keeper’s House.


2BS_E5 features Pale Blue Dot



Pale Blue Dot sings “Coyotes” and “Only Love”. Nigel Louis Stevenson completes reading of his Oxford series poem, “Toxicology Forum”: Patients 13-15. Mr. Ross reads the last scene of Act 1 of his audio-play, The Keeper’s House.


2BS Episode 4 features Tanya Davis



Tanya Davis sings “Art” and “Eulogy for You and Me”. Nigel Louis Stevenson recites “Toxicology Forum”: Patients 10-12. Mr. Ross reads Act 1, Scene 4 of his audio-play, The Keeper’s House. This program inspired by The Twelve Steps to Natural Gardening, by Al Krautter, and NutraSelf: Be who you always wanted to be; feel how you always wanted to feel, with NutraSelf.


Season 2, Episode 3 of BookSmart features Miya Folick



Miya Folick and her band sing “Thingamajig” and “Premonitions”. Douglas talks of his distant past. Nigel Louis Stevenson recites “Toxicology Forum”: Patients 7 thru 9. Mr. Ross reads Act 1, Scene 3 of The Keeper’s House.


2BS E2 featuring Camaromance



Martine Groulx and her Montreal-based-band, Camaromance sing “Koro” and “Antoine”. Nigel Louis Stevenson reads “Toxicology Forum”, Patients 4,5, and 6. Mr. Ross reads Act 1, Scene 2 of his audio-play, The Keeper’s House. Inspired by The Twelve Steps to Natural Gardening by Al Krautter, and NutraSelf: “Be who you always wanted to be, feel how you always wanted to feel, with NutraSelf.”


Season 2 Opener featuring musical guest Kelly McFarling



Kelly McFarling sings “Again”. Nigel Louis Stevenson reads first three stanzas of poem “Toxicology Forum” from his Oxford series. Douglas credits Al Krautter’s The 12 Steps to Natural Gardening and NutraSelf for inspiration. Mr. Ross reads Act 1, Scene 1 of his audio-play, The Keeper’s House. Kelly McFarling sings “Lost Boy”. (Both songs off of Ridgeline album).

Musician credits:

Kelly McFarling – Vocals, Banjo, Acoustic Guitar
Tim Marcus – Pedal Steel, Electric and Acoustic Guitar
Jonathan Kirchner – Bass
Andrew Laubacher – Drums, Percussion
Micah Dubreuil – Hammond Organ, Fender Rhodes
John Elliot – Backing Vocals

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Special thanks for reference to Life of a river village, Dobbs Ferry: a centennial publication/editor, William J. Blanck; text, Peter M. Branch


Teaser for Season 2 of BookSmart with Douglas Daye



Mr. Ross on “Dispatches from New York” on celticaradio.com. Douglas calls in. Mr. Ross plans to write and record a screenplay based on John Jervis, Chief Engineer of The Croton Aqueduct, completed in 1842. Nigel Louis Stevenson reads “Doomsday” another poem from his Oxford series, written in 2003. Special thanks go out to Mr. Bill Everatt, of celticaradio.com, for sound and music.


Final Episode of Season 1; Nigel’s poem, Climbing Trees, Chapter 30 of HARD WATER



Nigel reads “Preliminary Journey, Part VII: The Commending of the Degrees”. Climbing Trees sings “Graves”. Mr. Ross reads Ch. 30 and Epilogue of HARD WATER. Climbing Trees sings “Setting Sun”.

Douglas notes Mr. Ross may be back for Season 2 in September reading his novel Spread Thy Love, or, The Dogwalker.

Peace,

Douglas Daye


Nigel’s poem, Steve Forbert, Chapter 29 of HARD WATER, John Spillane of Nomos



Nigel reads “Preliminary Journey, Part VI; The Return”, Steve Forbert sings “Rolling Home to Someone You Love”, Mr. Ross reads Chapter 29 of HARD WATER, John Spillane of Nomos sings “I Won’t Be Afraid Anymore”.