Poll: "Can everyone sing??"

I posted a poll on Facebook, asking "Do you believe that Everyone can sing?" Here are the results: 100% believe that everyone can sing. 75% believe that NOT everyone can sing ON PITCH. And we all agree that not everyone is an artist. Would you believe me when I tell you that I've found most pitch problems to be caused by improper breathing/support, and that all my clients improve in this area once they start supporting?!!! True! PLEASE ADD YOUR COMMENTS HERE ON BLOGHER! WHAT DO YOU THINK? "CAN EVERYONE SING?"...more

In Praise of the Unknown Nobelist

by Laura Baudo Sillerman...more

When Life is Still

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How handmade smells so good and you can to!

Here are some of my favorite handmade bath and body product stores ...more

Handmade Love List

Handmade Love List will be a weekly feature here on Handmade living. It will be the 5 handmade items I am loving at the time. This weeks items are all from Etsy.com ...more

Channeling Flannery: Quetzalcoatl Returns

by Billie Brown...more

Backpacker Daily is up and running!

Hey guys! I'm so happy to be a part of this group.  My husband and I recently started a website at www.backpackerdaily.com. We will be embarking on an around the world trip in June and the site is meant to take someone through the entire process of planning, saving, and eventually traveling. ...more

Love Music

An artist's date

Keeping a date with an artist is an important part of my life.  Not the fantasy kind of date of extreme youth, but a date to appreciate the art that surrounds us, made by geniuses living or dead.  With a little planning, I can be at a museum or a play, a movie or a concert or a festival, soaking in the output of creative souls. ...more

Poetry Friday: Jane Campion, John Keats and "That Sound of Ruth"

Thanks to Jane Campion's new film Bright Star, a lot more people are learning that John Keats, whose poems they slept through in high school, was once a rakish young man with few prospects and a doomed love affair. ...more