Fluffy kittens chasing a ball are beyond adorable - but they sure aren't born that way. Practically deaf and blind, in their first few weeks they need constant warmth and milk to survive. This is a huge challenge for animal shelters, so they're working with researchers on ways to help motherless kittens flourish.
All around the world, incredible and beautiful places can be found, but there are few as beautiful and magical as the places that we compiled on this list. From sites that look as though they can’t be real to places that feel like they had to have been designed by someone working at Disney, this is a list of Best Places That Feel Like a Fairytale!
Mandolin Mondays #142: Young California mando-monster Teo Quale sends us an incredible video from Carter Vintage. That's some serious shredding done on this 2002 Gilchrist mando!
Teo Quale is 12 years old and from California. He has played mandolin for 4 years and fiddle for 9 years. His bands are Crying Uncle and Jubilee. Teo is the 2018 CA State Open Picking Champion, 2018 Weiser National Fiddle Jr Jr Champion and placed Top 5 in the 2018 Grand Master Fiddlers Championship. He likes to yoyo and play basketball.
The great David Grisman put it well when he said, "Go and check out Crying Uncle! We dig what they are doing! The future of music is in good hands here!"
We share with you "The Leaves Turn Brown, " a beautiful original song from Luke Winslow-King and his bandmates, Christian Carpenter (bass) and Chris Davis (drums). This song and performance are dedicated to the loving memory of Luke's father, Kurt Albert Balzuweit, who passed away one year ago. "He gave so much that so that I could be where I am today," says Luke. May this sweet melody fill you with love and bring you a sense of peace.