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Turning 60 at 35

Today is my birthday. I’m sixty. Sixty freaking years old!! How the hell did that happen?


I keep reminding myself because I can’t believe it’s true. I feel 30 inside - except when I bend down, but that's not what

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Why You Should be More Like a Dandelion

What comes to mind when you think of the lowly dandelion? A pesky weed that breaks up the putting green? Or are you a forager and see a bitter tea or greens for dinner? 


The mighty dandelion is one of…

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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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Finding My Mojo 


I haven’t written in a while. In a long while. It’s not as though I have nothing to write about. I do. I have two wonderful interviews with artists waiting for me to do something…

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Complaining Cayla Makes a Vow

Are you a complainer? Do you have the complaints department on speed dial? I know I can be at times. I complain about the government. And not my own country! I can complain about finances. A lack of things to…

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We’ve all seen the meme. A picture of Audrey Hepburn or Lucille Ball and the caption “In a world full of Kardashians be an Audrey or a Lucy.” Or to be blunt, have some class. 

But I’d like…

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I Believe I Can Fly or Do I?

A couple of weeks ago I sang at a house concert. A woman told me after the show that I made her feel comfortable. Relaxed. Like I knew what I was doing and having a good time. She said some

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When an Idea and a Dream become Connected

I met d'Z, short for Hans-Peter de Zeeuw, online. I didn’t swipe right or anything. No. We met in a musicians group on Facebook. I’m not sure how it all started but we were both working on albums…

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5 Surefire Ways to Go From Bummed Out to Bliss

Have you ever felt bummed out? Even on your birthday?

My birthday was last week and I felt exactly that. Bummed out! It started a couple of days before my birthday and continued for a couple of days after…

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How to Go from Victim to Victor in a Shake

Taylor Swift talked about it in her song Shake it off. The Bible mentions it four times. It’s been used as a threat, like receiving a kiss from the Godfather. It can be likened to washing your hands of something.…

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Is the World Missing Out on You?

Do you ever have that feeling like you could be doing more but you have no idea where to start or what to do? 

Have you thought – oh if I just had more time. Or more money. We…

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I'm Wonder Woman ... Except with more clothes

I have been silent for a while.

Well, silent might not be the best word to describe me. At least according to my husband. I will say my online presence went into hush mode. Which, considering the latest Zuckerberg…

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Scheduling Time to Change the World

Week 8 in my Year of Honour was about honouring my time while changing the world.

It was all about organization. I have a lot on the go and I can’t stand it when I’m spinning my wheels. A…

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How a Sonnet Changed Everything

Today I shared a pot of tea with the lovely Cathie Borrie. Cathie may not be a household name, but she is an inspiring woman nonetheless. A woman of substance. A woman fraught with grit and tenacity. A Divalicious woman.…

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When Striving Becomes Strife

Striving for a goal is a good thing, most of the time. Strife is conflict. Never a good thing. But what happens when striving causes strife? 

That happened to me. It’s been going on…

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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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My Divalicious! Year 

My Divalicious Year 

I’m the same as you. During this time between Christmas and the birth of a New Year I like to recap. Look things over. What am I proud of? What did I do right? What did…

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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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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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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