A very 2020 Grammy nomination and a timeless Christmas song

A very 2020 Grammy nomination and a timeless Christmas song

Appleton native Hillary Reynolds found out about a Grammy nomination involving her work in the 2020-est way, with some jammie dancing, cat snuggles and consideration for a working-from-home-spouse. “Well, it was in the morning,” she said during a recent Messenger chat. “I was in my pjs, snuggling with the cat in bed, drinking coffee. My [...]

An abundance of flannel, music and Katherine(ryns)

An abundance of flannel, music and Katherine(ryns)

I wrapped myself in my dad's old flannel shirt and spent Saturday night with my two favorite Katherine(ryn)s and 18 excellent musical groups. Due to COVID-19, Flannel Fest organizers livestreamed the event this year, which meant I could watch from my living room here in Appleton, Wisconsin, while my sister Kathy tuned in from Milwaukee [...]

Joined at the hip

Joined at the hip

What do you get when you combine music and love in the land of a thousand beautiful sunsets? If you're lucky, somewhat persuasive and not running too late, you get Joined at the Hip and a nice glass of chardonnay. That's what happened to me, anyway, as I took a victory lap around St. Armand's [...]