Playing with an Irish folk band means nine hours of shows on St. Patrick's Day weekend, which is why I've been away from the blog for a few days. Irish fiddling has to be considered an aerobic activity - as always, my back and legs are aching and my fingers are blistered. But it's a satisfying feeling - a way for me to direct my energy into non-intellectual channels and give my brain a bit of a break.
Plus, you know...it's fun.
I'll be back to posting in the next couple of days.
In the meantime, here's the band: