pink hats, music and conversation

 

At the close of my concert Saturday night, (January 21 - also the day of the March for Women) I had my first direct encounter with a DJT supporter. I walked away empowered and felt that a conversation had begun.

 

Amsterdamsel in no distress

 

Hello from Europe!

I had a very special experience last night in Amsterdam...

 

now is the winter of my content(s)

 
I was raised in a drafty, idyllic home along the shores of Lake Whatcom in Bellingham, Washington. 
It wasn't fancy. We were a family of nine plus several pets, stuffed into way too few rooms. 
It holds incredible, joyful memories for me. 
Confession: I was a messy child...
 

...the dawn of a fat-happy Solstice

 

A girl and her extra weight, blood-work, and food journal walks into a nutritionists office. The nutritionist studies everything carefully and says "you need to eat more fat...." 

 

drinking the sea

 

This week, introducing some new nutrition savvy into my routine, I sat down to an early morning candlelit breakfast of plain Greek yogurt with cherries, cinnamon and a hefty dose of almonds, accompanied by a cup of tea and big glass of water. Nice, right?

Except...

 

this mosaic life

 

Several years ago, I was having "crafty time" with my soul-sistah Debbie on our annual Oregon Coast gals-get-away.  
I was wiring colorful beads into necklaces, as she refashioned thrift store plates and other broken goodies into beautiful mosaic art... 

 

 

starting again for the first time

 

Today, Dec 2, 2015 I begin working with a nutritionist. The goal: significant weight loss and overall heath overhaul. 

I thought a nod towards more writing might also be a good practice...

 

what a year brings

 

Yesterday was my birthday.  I've been thinking about the incredible year just passed. June 29, 2014-June 29 2015:

I was graced with another day, another year, a chance to write another song...

 

hello again or for the first time!

 

Hello! I welcome you to my new website. It's a step up and forward from my previous site, fancy templates and all. While going through my old calendar dates, performance photos, posters...