The Big Blur of 2013 and a Music Video

But mostly, when I think about this year, I remember running around in a frenzy trying to get everything done. I remember being tired all the time. Call it age, call it overextension… I was exhausted in 2013.


You Raise Me Up

Last weekend, I went to a really sweet wedding of two people who have been through a lot in life.  The groom is a widower with several children and multiple grandchildren. The bride had been single all her life and as a 50-something year old, had pretty much given up the hope of being married. […]

You Win Some, You Lose Some More

I thought it’d be appropriate to write a follow up post to my last one about The Battle of the Boroughs: Queens, although it’s tempting to leave everyone hanging. 😉 Well, I did not win. The Great Apes did. They carried great energy and it’s exciting to have them represent Queens in the final battle. […]

The Battle Is Just Beginning

Last night I gave a couple of my albums to a friend of mine and while doing that I looked at the back of my first CD, Images, and saw the year stamped at 2008. I realized, it’s been 4 years since I’ve been doing this “music thing” seriously.  I don’t even know quite what to […]

I Wanna Run To You

I still remember when my dad ordered “The Bodyguard” soundtrack and it arrived in the mail.   We played it on repeat for several weeks to come and it quickly became my favorite album that year.  I also didn’t know very much music as a 12 year old but I knew that voice was sent […]

Winter Blues

“A lot of people think the blues is depressing but that’s not the blues I’m singing. When I’m singing blues, I’m singing life.” ~Etta James I am very much affected by the weather. When it’s gloomy outside, I just wanna stay in bed all day and sip on coffee and watch a movie or curl […]

Two Sides

Some time ago, I sat down with a friend for dinner and the conversation quickly turned into one about a major crisis that this person was going through.  It was about a fallout that had occurred with someone and how the relationship dissolved without ever really solidifying at all.  I felt a lot of confusion […]