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My Awesome Retro Photoshoot

I sometimes think I missed my era. The 40’s and the 50’s. Not the house-wifey, stay quiet and in your rightful place part. But the clothes. People knew how to dress back then. Both men and women. Curves were celebrated!…

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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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Valerie, Amy Winehouse and Me.

I remember the first time I heard Amy Winehouse. I thought THAT’s IT! That’s my kind of music. Familiar rhythms with a modern edge. A mixture of Jazz and pop. She was a tattooed beauty with sadness in her eyes.…

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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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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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Having Faith When You're Full of Doubt

What if I fail?

Have you  ever taken a leap of faith?  Like you're standing at the open door of a  plane and you're not sure  your parachute is on? You look down at the  world zipping past you and…

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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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On the Road Again

Going on the road is still one of my favourite things to do. I have never tired of it. It's exhausting. Stressful. Sometimes boring. The accommodations can surprise you. There are hiccups and situations to deal with on a daily…Read more