I do spend a fair bit of time gazing out of the windows, because a) the landscape is gorgeous and b) crows and ravens and magpies like to congregate near the casita, and they are utterly fascinating. There is a slight possibility that I will chuck it all and devote my life to ornithology. But probably not.
Here's a demo of one of the new songs, "Talkin' Aspirational Lifestyle Brand Blues" (and no, it is not an actual blues). I don't know yet whether it belongs on the new album. We'll figure that stuff out in Chicago.