“Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet.” - Bob Marley Summertime Greetings! I hope you had a beautiful Memorial Day Weekend. I spent my weekend in Louisiana with family (including my last remaining grandparent, Windall who was Gen. Patton’s tank driver in WWII) and friends having barbecues, visiting farms, playing with [...]
[singlepic id=250 w=320 h=240 float=right]I moved to Austin from Louisiana in April 2000 . . . I had just completed my first studio album on a small Louisiana label and was ready to take the plunge into the sea of amazing musicians known as the Live Music Capitol of the world. Austin’s scene was huge [...]
[singlepic id=200 w=320 h=240 float=left]I’ve been waking and sleeping, singing and walking under some of the most beautiful skies on earth. . . Centuries ago, I’m certain that the heavens and the sea in this corner of the world made a pact to generate some of the most mysterious and mystical skies . . . [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Hola Beauties. Are you warm yet? Well, I hope that you're finding ways to stay cool and enjoy the sweat this season. I've been so fortunate to fit in several trips a week to Barton Springs which I tend to think of most days as heaven-on-earth and this year I've learned to delight in even [...]