The Hungrier I Become

Reader, I thought I would have a baby by now.  But Hurd Jr is apparently pretty comfy in there, and so I continue to wait.  

The Kickstarter’s campaign momentum is slowing down a bit. We currently have 465 backers…


Halfway Home

Well Reader, we’re halfway there!  I can’t believe it.  This Kickstarter has 408 backers.  4-0-8. Have a mentioned I can’t believe it? 

This week, my husband Mark and I built a Viking ship and shamelessly sat outside in it…


The Thrill Of Karma

Hi, Reader. Right now, I’ve got a front row seat on my couch tonight for the Women’s World Cup Final. We’re currently two goals up and only four minutes into the game; go USA! 

What a tremendous week. With…


Good Ol' Now

Good rainy Sunday night to you, Reader.  I hope you’ve been well.  This week found me teaching long days of rock music to kids up in Madison, Wisconsin.  I absolutely love the community up there, as well as the teaching…


Shine Kid Shine

Happy Father's Day, folks.  I hope you're having a nice Sunday.  This has been a busy week.  Six days into the Kickstarter, and this project is already 17% funded.  I feel overwhelmed by the generosity of both friends and strangers…



Hi Reader, 

I hope you’re enjoying this beautiful Sunday night.  This week, I finally launch my Kickstarter. You’ll be seeing a lot of changes on my site and on social media.  The next 60 days will be filled with…


Fire Keeping

Dear Lord.  I. Am. Pregnant. 

This week, I started the process of recording my building’s Kickstarter album (again, more details there soon).  It was really great to get back into the studio, albeit strange.  I didn’t realize how hard…


Hunting Songs

There’s a great quote by Pablo Picasso that goes: “Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.”   I’m feeling you this week, Picasso. 

Pretty soon here, I’ll be announcing a new project. But until that time, let me…


The Genre-Less Life

When I was in high school, I never did find my “circle.” 

I was in musicals and loved everybody, but wasn’t in the “theatre kids “group.  I played volleyball and softball, but I was mediocre at best, and I…