Greetings from Belgium! I'm snuggled in a sweater looking at a lovely bunch of hand picked daffodils the colors of sunshine . . . though it's still a bit chilly over here, spring is springing. . . I am always in awe of those first buds and bright green leaves springing from the naked branches [...]
My friend, Jody Denberg has a nickname for me- "Boh'ova" which is short for "Bohemian Overachiever." It's pretty dead-on. I have a knack for attracting the extreme and pursuing the seemingly impossible. For example, when I met Jody, I was in yoga teacher training, preparing to record "Right Where I Belong" and working part time [...]
My very first holiday song, “Silver Bells & Sweet Farewells” (PRESS PLAY ON THE JUKEBOX TO YOUR RIGHT TO LISTEN!) is being commercially released on the HOLIDAY HAAM JAM Vol. 1. 100% of the sales of the Album will go to the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians. Not only is my song on the album, [...]
When I was in Belgium, the most magical thing happened! Conrad, my dear friend, host and promoter introduced me to a group of wonderful musicians shortly after I arrived and we had so much musical chemistry that after just 1 week of playing together, we went into the studio to record an EP. Sometimes things [...]
Hello Lovelies, It's been a helluva summer here in Central Texas. Record drought followed by millions of acres up in flames. Many beloveds here in TX have lost so much this week. I know you are no strangers to natural disaster, so please join us in praying for relief & rain. So many families will [...]
Who was I back then? How do art, authenticity & experience change over time? (stumbled upon old tracks & felt so odd)
When I listen to the tracks from Adele's new album, I remember writing songs with such abandon & emotion. . . I am completely delivered to that place of raw emotion and expression from my early twenties. No censors. . . Just the emotion, the melody and the drive to write with no regard to [...]
Thriving. . . sometimes it looks like getting a lot checked off the list, ahead in business, service & being fully engaged with all i encounter. . . & sometimes it looks like like listening to my favorite Randy Newman record in my PJs & watching the pup pulverize a once-stuffed duck toy. . [...]
NEW BLOG. Article from Summer edition of Origin Magazine. Reflections on how many months of overwork & illness revealed my REAL relationship with music (for some reason, i had lost sight of it in the hullabaloo of "music biz").
I was so fortunate to be asked to be a contributing writer for the Lifestyle section of Origin Magazine (Austin, Dallas, Houston, LA, NYC) Here's the article from the Summer edition. I haven't been that great at blogging about these things, but my life and career have had some pretty major shifts in the last [...]
Great Event in Austin! SOS Summer Show this Saturday with yours truly, Dave Madden & the OMGorchestra!
"We forget that the water cycle and the Life cycle are ONE" ~Jacques Cousteau Hi Beloveds! I'm sure by now most of you know how passionate I am about Barton Springs. . . I - like many otherfolks in Austin including my dear friend, Dave Madden - feel as though it's the HEART & SOUL [...]