1. Barbara
    Barbara March 25, 2020 at 10:27 am | | Reply

    WIOW. Brilliant! Can’t wait for the next one.

  2. peace baxter
    peace baxter March 25, 2020 at 11:02 am | | Reply

    Dear Erica
    As a long time friend of your sister and a Hyde parent I am writing to tell you how much I enjoyed this entry to your Rumblestrip! Melissa has talked of you so often and I think I may have met you in the lovely kitchen of Jeff and Melissa’s St J home.. We will return to our Joes Pond home probably early May..hopefully our few neighbors will accept us! Stay well and keep providing your wonderful entries!
    Peace Baxter

  3. Bess O'Brien
    Bess O'Brien March 25, 2020 at 11:26 am | | Reply

    Friggin’ Friggin’ brilliant. Thank you Erica and everyone for sharing!! Keep the faith

  4. Sarah
    Sarah March 25, 2020 at 11:36 am | | Reply

    Wow this was almost to much! Made me cry. Lovely -Sarah in southern VT

  5. Tonio
    Tonio March 25, 2020 at 4:27 pm | | Reply

    Lovely tribute to these “interesting” and crazy times. And nicely done, as usual.
    You sure captured Gary & Deb. My conversations with one or the other of them sound just like that.
    I look forward to hearing more.
    And, can I play them on my show?

  6. Brett Ann Stanciu
    Brett Ann Stanciu March 25, 2020 at 4:39 pm | | Reply

    Brilliant. I loved this! Thank you — a bright spot in our day in Hardwick.

  7. Jennifer Gennari
    Jennifer Gennari March 25, 2020 at 6:15 pm | | Reply

    Beautiful editing! Stunning capture of the pathos.

  8. marianne ross
    marianne ross March 25, 2020 at 10:16 pm | | Reply

    dear erica
    art in the time of corona – a powerful new chapter of rumblestrip!

    no one could make up the cascading effects of this surreal present world.
    in this most glorious spring in dc we have to watch the cherry blossoms on a screen.
    i’m missing all my snowbound nek friends. your spring is on its way.

  9. David Sysko
    David Sysko March 26, 2020 at 10:51 pm | | Reply

    A su(per)real experience, listening to this show. Beautiful and haunting. Can’t wait for more.

  10. Beverly Taft
    Beverly Taft March 29, 2020 at 1:24 pm | | Reply

    Erica this was so wonderful. I really loved it. Wanted to send hugs to Helena in NYC. She made me cry – and that was a very loud fridge. and Tristan’s singing was the perfect lonely howl in the night. Thank you for doing this! <3

  11. Christopher Leonard
    Christopher Leonard March 29, 2020 at 7:02 pm | | Reply

    What a wonderful idea…but I keep on getting episode 3 here. Not sure why.

    Thanks for your efforts. I do enjoy these stories. We are under complete lock down here in NZ. Our PM seems to be doing a very good job with concern for all. Unlike some unnamed others.

    Be well people and you too Erica.


    PS I still owe you a t-shirt pic…

  12. Living with the new normal March 30, 2020 at 3:26 pm |
  13. Jack R Box
    Jack R Box March 30, 2020 at 8:34 pm | | Reply

    Episode 001 was wonderful. Superb.
    I know I will enjoy those following.
    … I’m going to recommend a friend restarts his musical career by sending a audio file.
    You rock.
    … I came to your show via Scott Carrier who rocks as well; has done for decades.
    JackR in Salem, Ore.

  14. Thomas
    Thomas April 3, 2020 at 12:15 pm | | Reply

    This is outstanding, Erica! There is a section during this show when you intersperse a man’s sermon on the Power Of Nature with a little girl eloquently guiding her mother through a meditation on the beauty of the beach—and the two monologues intertwine with astonishing unity. The way this passage culminates is breathtaking—and the artistry of your orchestration inspires Cosmic Awe…

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