Award Winning Songwriter! 

After 4 years of submitting songs to the annual COMBO songwriting contest here in Colorado I finally won a spot in the top 15 and my song Breath to Air will go out on a CD to music producers. So…

Sisters Reunite!!

So I reconnected with my older sister Sharon when I made a trip out to California when our mom had a heart attack and bypass surgery. (Mom is doing great!) I asked her to please please come visit me in…

Granite Faces Redux

One great thing about writing original songs is that you can revisit and edit them! My sister Sharon came for a visit and she loved the song but wanted to make a few changes. So we did, and I love…

Enthusiasm in spite of perceived failure

I love performing. I love it. I love applause, who doesn't? But after reflecting on the last few years and the Ouch! of being ousted by one of my favorite stages (low sales on the nights I performed- see last…

The New Nihilism is Nice

Isn't it funny how certain words can be considered negative and certain words positive. If I say religion or heaven you thinks good. If I say meaningless or nihilism you think bad or depressing. But for me personally these words…

The Pain of Passion

Ouch! Pain! i just received an email from one of my regular venues of the last 2 years letting me know that because of low sales on the nights I play, that they could not book me fro 2018. Ouch…

Songwriting Therapy!

Songwriting is the most wonderful thing that I have in my life. For many many decades I  dabbled in a million things to try to find a fulfilling outlet creatively. Community Theatre, local choirs, jewelry making, writing fiction, writing non-fiction, college…

New Album Skep-tacular!

What do I believe? I believe we are all in this together. That we have to think globally to understand the goodness that is our lives. I believe that I am rich beyond compare globally, even though by American Dream…

Just show up for the show

If you have ever wanted to join the local music scene in your town. Just go for it! The music scene here in Boulder has been very  welcoming to me. What does it take? Time and enthusiasm! Yes, I practice…

Sarah 

My husband showed me the news story of Sarah a 17 year old lesbian girl who was sent away to a christian boarding school because her parents thought it might help her "recover" from being gay. Wow. The power of…

It's Been a Hard Days Night

Wow, thank god for music. When a day is hard hard hard and stressful music is my mecca Being able to just play and play or go out and play for some peeps is so soothing to my soul and…