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A Chicken Story: Matters of LIfe & Death

I was looking at the traffic to my website yesterday and found out there is a percentage of people who don't know me that get to my site because of a search for chicken pictures. So I guess I'll put…

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Tribute fo Greg Taylor

I want to pay tribute to a close friend, Greg Taylor, who died Sunday, September 2. Greg was a person whose counsel I sought and friendship I treasured We were in a songwriting circle and he always had positive and…

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Mica

A myth-song about the mineral mica. I was inspired by Galadrielle's Song. from Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings - A part of that is quoted making up the last verse of my song Ever was but now I…

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A Plausible Explanation for the Redbud

Here is my made-up myth-song for why the redbud flower is so obviously purple Where the meadow meets the wood A dark limbed tree does grow And in the springtime breezes Redbud blossoms blow I see them on the…

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Recording Begun

Well, "Hallelujah! Amen." has officially begun. I was in Overdub Studio two days this week and got a lot of great singing done with my girls and Lise Uyanik. For those of you who know Lise and my repertoire I…

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Southern Artistry

I'm now listed in the online resource "Southern Artistry" (go to the link section for a direct link to this site). Isn't that neat?

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Bo Lozoff Backing Vocals

Just came back from a great recording session at Overdub Studio with Bo Lozoff and his new project. The very talented John Plymale was at the controls. Lise Uyanik, Shannon Dancy, and I were the female vocalists. David Kramer, Shannon's…

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Our Own Chickens

We bought our own baby chicks and they arrived Easter Monday, April 17 - how appropriate for new life. 37 of the little guys and gals came in the mail peeping away. Tom and I almost feel like proud parents!

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Two Silly Jokes

How do you catch a unique rabbit? Unique up on it. How do you catch a tame rabbit? Tame way, unique up on it.

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A Quilting Artist Statement

I have been quilting since I was in college. I needed a bedspread; I had material so I decided to make a quilt. No one taught me. I just did it. I used the Grandmother’s Churn Dasher Pattern. Well, that…

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On Tour with the UNC Women's Glee Club

Sue Klausmeyer, the conductor of the UNC Women's Glee Club bestowed upon me a a great honor: an invitation to tour with the UNC Combined Glee Clubs on their Winter Tour this year. We went Charlotte, Charleston, Gastonia, and Asheboro…

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A Great Recipe for Breakfast

After working for so many years in the food industry, having my own restaurant and then working with Whole Foods I pretty much have lost any interest in cooking. I do still enjoy baking and making breakfasts for those special…