The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #148466   Message #3448866
Posted By: maeve
07-Dec-12 - 03:50 PM
Thread Name: Jean Ritchie Turns 90
Subject: RE: Jean Ritchie Turns 90
Dear Jean,

When first I heard you singing your songs more than forty years ago, I knew I had found what I was looking for. Thank you for years of music; old songs, new songs, lovely tunes and insightful, flowing words. Thank you for the young faces filled with delight and dawning recognition in hundreds of children who listened to and sang your songs for the first time in my classes. Thank you for loving your family and raising your children to be kind and able people. Thank you for being true to your hopes and dreams, your family history, your own wise self.

May your 90th birthday be filled with light and laughter, family and friends...and a river rush of music.

Maeve, in Maine