2015: The Year of Gratifyingly Grating Grammy Nominations

Imagine my delight as I woke up this morning to a partial list of this year's Grammy nominations. It's a special time of year when nods are given to movies, music, and television, affording us the opportunity to cheer (and jeer) as we see fit. I had a whole lot of fun with music this year, allowing myself, in the darkened corners of my office, hidden from the prying eyes of the public, to download songs at will. Any songs I wanted. ...more
I don't listen to any that were mentioned in this article but I'm glad that Jack White was ...more

Van Morrison's Lyrics In A Book

"The lyrics in this book span 50 years of writing and as such are representative of my creative journey"-- Van Morrison...more


JOY, JOY, JOY, JOY DOWN IN MY HEART!Takin’ it back to basics when I used to attempt to finish these monthly prompts…...more

Nov 28 Reaping What Got Sown in my Teaching Years

Nov 28    Reaping What Got Sown in my Teaching Years ...more

7 Sexy Songs For Gettin' It On

   Have you ever been doin' it, or trying to set the mood, and wished you had some delightful music to bone to? ...more

Someplace Else

Most days are good days. I find my zone fairly early, and I write while the kids are at school so that I can pay the rent and buy the groceries and shop for the non-sparkly shoes. I am happy to see them walk through the door at half past three, listen to Erin tell me in great detail how her classes were and what she and her friends ate at lunch, and try like hell to nudge Nicholas to say more than ‘ugh’ and ‘I guess.’...more

Another Try W/ Audio Embed

November 22, 2014...more

Attitude of gratitude: Thankful for music

I don’t remember a time when I haven’t known how to play the piano. I started lessons when I was 4 years old and took them through my freshman year of college. ...more

World's Colliding and I love it!

World’s colliding and I love it! Today was one of those days that I truly love. Got up early on this super cold (for Vegas anyway!) and made a nice hot breakfast for the Little Man and then got him off to school. Then I did a little housecleaning, got ready, gathered my music and off to Summerlin I drove for rehearsal with Dangerous Curves. We are the hosts of this week’s Suncoast Variety Show on Thursday!...more

Movember Playlist: For The Men In Our Lives

It’s November and that means the mustaches are growing out for a good cause! This awareness for men’s health is especially close to my heart, as my brother is battling cancer....more