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Thanks to Playa for bringing Greg and I out to work with other dedicated songwriters and poets. It was an amazing group of people including Don Charles, Deb Gessner, Nelson Soucek, Tom Swearington, Dave and Carla Eskelsen, Alisa Fineman and Kimball Hurd. Also, thanks to the, then director Deborah Ford and the wonderful Courtney Oertel who became a friend and our manager.

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Sep 16, 2022Liked by Hal Cannon

Extraordinary story! Great song & video!

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thank you Kathy

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Thank you for telling his story. Memorable quotes from our visit with Larry..."I know the sun is coming up and I have a lot to do. The sun will go down and I'll still have a lot to do." "I didn't know how to ride for a name. Couldn't ride for 'Simplot'...wouldn't fit on the iron." "My God has me in His arms. You write on that and you've wrote something."

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Tom, I wish I could have mentioned the wonderful artistry that surrounded this visit at Playa including you and your poetry. I just wanted to keep it simple. I love that you captured some of Larry's words when he came to visit our group at Playa.

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Thanks for sharing this interesting story of a duckWORTHY life. This Larry is living on in stories his life created. Oh, and its always lovely hearing a 3Hattrio.

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Linda, its always a joy to hear from you. thanks for your comment.

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Our paths sorta crossed, Hal. We missed you in Torrey. And in Washington County, I told a story in the IVINS CITY PARK for Victoria Topham's "Coyote Tales." Lovely evening--you guys should volunteer for Victoria! You'd be perfect.

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wonderful...we have many like him in our County...mostly all gone now...priceless folks...

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I’m always so pleased to see a new Loose Cannon Boost and you never disappoint. You always make me laugh and you always make me ponder. Your writing is a pleasure.

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Nice.

Reminded me of Blaine Stubblefield who I met a few times before he left us.

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I'd love to know more about him. He seemed like a complex guy that could move in many circles. I've been following the process as Rosalie's work is going to the Idaho Arts Council. It makes me happy to see that.

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This was like a book I couldn’t put down!

Thank you!

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thank you Ginny

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I love this story, Hal! You captured a moment and a man. I happily read to the very end.

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Steve, means a lot coming from you. We were playing in Torrey a couple weeks ago. Also, I think you've been in Washington County recently. true?

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