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I’m going to tell you a bit of a secret. Well, it's not a secret per se. It’s more like something I haven’t shared with too many people...until now.

I have always attached a genre or particular artist…

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HONOUR MY LIFE – Week One Update

I have declared 2018 to be my year of HONOUR. I love to give a word to my year instead of a host of resolutions. There is little room for failure if you try to apply a word to…

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It's January 1st. A fresh new year. I love today. Anything is possible. The first thing I want to say to you is Happy New Year. I hope your year is full of love and belly laughter. What could…

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Small Steps to the Radio

I heard the song Plush Red Chair on the radio this past week. I guess when it comes down to it, it was a bucket list event for me. I was working on my computer. Suddenly I heard something familiar…

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5 Simple Steps to Find Happy in the Dark

5 Simple Steps to Find Happy in the Dark that is November, December, January ….. 

It's November 1st. Although today is sunny. I'm looking at fall foliage. I know what's in store. It isn't bright. I don’t know about…

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Freedom Belongs to You and Me. Yes Indeed!

Freedom Belongs to You and Me. Yes Indeed!

I had planned on writing a blog about my CD release concerts, but with all that happened this past weekend in the world, I felt compelled to write on a different…

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It's a Divalicious Kind of Day

Yesterday was a big day for me. I received a small shipment of CD's. They arrived in time for a small house concert I'm having tonight in my hood. Damn it looks good. Thank you to you, my fans, for…

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My Divalicious Update

I declared 2017 to be my journey to Divalicious! 

I should explain that to me the word Divalicious means being who you are supposed to be. Respecting who you are at this moment. Experiencing life and not hiding…

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I'm excited. I'm allowed to be. Right?

This past week I've been in the studio recording my debut CD Plush Red Chair. We've had some great moments and I've enjoyed them all. 

You see, I made a pact with myself that I was going to openly…

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A Moment for Me ... The Moment for You.

Life is full of moments. Moments of quiet. Moments of laughter or tears. Moments of pure bliss. Moments of fear. There are moments that seem mundane on the outside and yet change your life forever. Our lives are full of…

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Don't Rain on My Parade

I knew I wanted to be a performer when I was three years old. My grandson is turning three in a couple of months. He wants to pilot a plane or be a train conductor or perhaps drive a fire…

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26 Ways to Date Your Spouse

Paul Simon sings there must be 50 Ways to Leave your Lover. I say there are 26 ways to date your spouse.


Its February. Love is in the air, or at least it should be. I don't know about…

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In My Sister's Death I Found My Life

It's been ten years. Ten years! A full decade since my oldest sister Joyce passed away. I can't believe it has been that long. Her death had such an impact on me it's difficult for me to describe. Her death…

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Are You on the Outside Looking In?

I look at this photo and see myself ... well a very young version of myself .... except I had red hair. OK, so I don't see me exactly in this picture, but there is a little girl inside of…

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How a Red Chair Turned into My Theme Song

Have you ever noticed a child playing? A toddler can find hours of enjoyment playing with a box. So can a cat, but that's irrelevant. Give a child some mud and rubber boots and you've lost them for a while.…

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How to Find Beauty amidst the Crap

January is National Thank-You Month.

Living life from a place of gratitude is much better than living life from a place of gloom and lack don't you think? Sure there are things going on in the world that can…Read more

My Journey to Divalicious

What is Divalicous anyway?

Well it's a made up word so it really can be anything you want it to be. Its a word blend like Bennifer or Bromance. A blend of Diva and Delicious so I guess it could…Read more

6 Simple Changes for a Delicious 2017

2016 was something, wasn't it? Let's not even get into it - We all know what happened in the world. I'll leave what happened personally .... personal. But a freshly baked new year is here and I do hope it…

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Next week will mark the one year anniversary of when my big sister Sheila passed away. 

My big sis 

I didn't realize someone who was terminally ill could pass away suddenly, but my sister did. We knew she…

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Moments 2016

2016 has been an interesting year. 

I remember at the beginning of the year I was mourning the loss of my sister who had passed away a couple of weeks earlier. I decided that 2016 was going to be…

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Finding My Own Voice

When I look back on my life I see it musically. 

The people who influenced me or lifetime highlights often taking on a specific genre or artist. The story of my life appears as an old-fashioned (now hip) vinyl…

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