Rose Garden residents revel in musical roots
Last updated 6/24/2021 at 4:37pm
RITZVILLE - Residents of Rose Garden Estates were treated to root beer floats and country music under blue skies Wednesday, June 16.
Charlie Root of Moses Lake brought his guitar, banjo and a large repertoire of old time country hits - some dating back to the 1800s, such as Stephen Foster's "Oh Susanna."
"They know a lot of the songs I sing," Root said.
This was Root's first visit back to the Rose Garden since February 2020, a regular entertainer for the residents prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
"I used to come once a month, but this is the first time I have been anyplace since then," Roo...