"Searching for Paradise" by Alice Osborn
trapped in snow, released in verse
A singer-songwriter/poet reveals the inspiration of Tamsen Donner behind the musician’s new song about the 1846 tragedy of the Donner Party in the Sierra Nevadas.
Alice Osborn from Raleigh, North Carolina, is a multi-genre author, singer-songwriter, and editor-for-hire whose most recent CD is Old Derelicts; her poetry collections include Heroes without Capes, After the Steaming Stops, and Unfinished Projects. Alice loves writing songs about American history that frequently return to the themes of home, identity, and yearning. Her family has deep roots going back before the Revolution. She also plays Celtic fiddle and bluegrass banjo. Visit Alice's website at www.aliceosborn.com.