Reboot

I just returned from the amazing annual Songwriters Retreat hosted by John D. Lamb in Lake Leelanau, a much needed reset for me. I had signed up late and was told the weekend was sold out. WHAT? Never expected that…

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What do you want to see?

I wrote this song a few years ago and when I look at the lyrics today there are many more things that could be added. Perhaps you can let me know what you want to see in the comments. My…

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Official Acorn Lover

Official Acorn Lover 

For as long as I can remember I have always saved acorns. I like to find two that are together or find the little tiny baby ones. (Some collect shells – and I used to but it’s…

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Magical Monarch Moment

Magical Monarch Moment 

Monarchs are so amazing! I have always loved them. I got to witness a Monarch release and it was truly beautiful. The woman that organized this, Kristin Roof, has harvested over 300 monarchs this year and…

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Advice to Myself

Advice to Myself 

Be kind, pay attention to your body’s messages to you. 

Sleep in - it’s good for you to wake up without the alarm. 

Be generous in your giving - as long as you don't…

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Declutter and Let Go

Declutter and Let Go 

I have felt a strong pull lately to start decluttering my home....my life. Since I have summers off I have time to give attention to all that’s been neglected. The busyness of life has kept…

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Finding My Yes

Finding my yes.

I find myself writing about this, because it keeps showing up! First of all when I decided to start recording some of my original songs, I had to find a ‘yes’ inside me in order to…

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Staying Motivated

Random Thought on Staying Motivated 

Staying Motivated means different things at different times for me. If I’m referring to my health, I know my diet has a lot to do with how I feel. Not feeling well is a motivator…

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Reflections of the School Year

Reflections of the School Year 

My theme for the school year was self-care. I knew going in it is what I needed to be there for the kids. I truly thought I had a handle on it. 

Last…

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Singing in the Choir

Singing in the Choir 

I joined the Farmington Community Chorus in 2010 and it radically changed my life. I was longing for some joy in my life after some rough transitions. My son had moved away and some of the…

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My Music Community

My Music Community 

Learning new things has been a mixture of exciting and stressful , terrifying and stressful or frustrating and stressful when it comes to creating or performing music. When I wrote my first song – I had no…

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Music is Healing

Music is Healing

I’m one of those people that believes in feeling my feelings. Not that it’s always been easy, however, I think it’s better to feel rather than shut them down. I seem to feel things very deeply and…

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