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COOLEY August 2019 Wrapup

Another August come and gone with shows from Ilani Casino (16 miles from home) to Seattle and all the way to Boise, ID. I’ve taken some serious R&R in SE Oregon, enjoying hot springs, a visit to Malheur Wildlife Refuge, long walks on the desert and dinner at the Frenchglen Hotel near Steens Mt. 'Looking forward to COOLEY Show Band performances at Ridgefield’s Oktober Fest Sat. evening Sept. 14, and, a matinee performance Mon. Sept. 16 at Ilani Casino featuring songs of Billy Joel & Elton John — showtime 1p. Let’s all enjoy what’s left of summer 2019 — Thank you for your support!

If you missed any of my August Social Media posts here are some of my favorites below.

“I have come to believe that caring for myself is not self indulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival.” — Audre Lorde

I’ve been told countless times by friends and relatives to "TAKE IT EASY" while I recover from surgery. It’s been a bit tricky. (especially slowing down) But I’m on the mend — working my way back into the current performance lineup. I’ve been able to reschedule a few shows and I feel fortunate to work with such gracious talent buyers. Here’s a pic of showing that I'm (actually) taking your advice by relaxing on the front porch. Thank you everyone for hangin’ with me during this difficult adventure. Now — it’s off to the pharmacy for more antibiotics - blah!

COOLEY Sings Beach Boys & Ramblin’ Rose (with the help of a great audience at The Quarry Senior Living in Vancouver WA)

Clark Co. Fair last weekend, posing with Sue the Llama (or some "llama-like" creature) — photo and fair admission compliments of my big sister, Lana = ) #cooleyshow #selfiesaturday

A fun, 16 min. medley of 21 song titles taking us from NYC all the way to the West Coast and beyond — here's a short excerpt = ) #cooleyshow #mondaymotivation #mondaymusic #mondaymorning#seniorshows #musicman #crooner

A young one and her bunny get in on the act at Huntington Terrace in Gresham OR earlier this summer. I think she’s a showbiz natural = ) #cooleyshow #tbt #nwsinger #crooner #musicpro

Here with Kaylee at Aegis Living — she’s a wonderful musical therapist who even managed to get some of her people to a recording studio for the experience of a lifetime! #cooleyshow #seniorshows #musicman #crooner #entertainer #performer #musician #selfiesaturday


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