Beyond the Sea: Playlist Tribute to My Father

It's been a rough month and a month of celebration at the same time. Besides losing Skipper, our 18-year-old cat who was more son than pet, my father passed away this week, exactly two weeks after Skipper. Some of you know the story. After I met him as an adult, I wrote about it in … Continue reading Beyond the Sea: Playlist Tribute to My Father

Palm Fever

I think I might have told the story of how I wrote Palm Fever cruising into Banderas Bay in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, but I had some fun with it now that It will soon be available on iTunes and other digital distributors - the date TBA. Anyway, here's a small clip I made for it:

April is Writing Month (#NaPoWriMo #CampNaNoWriMo)

I've been gearing up for writing 30 poems in 30 days for #NaPoWriMo this April but I've just learned of #CampNaNoWriMo (April version of #NaNoWriMo--Novel Writing Month). Something has got to give! After #FAWM (February Album Writing Month), I've decided that perhaps I should give my ears a break and write a novel and poetry … Continue reading April is Writing Month (#NaPoWriMo #CampNaNoWriMo)

Becoming One With Your DAW: Empowering Women in Music Production

I started out with GarageBand and there's something about it being so approachable, especially for females, that really moved me forward in my music production career. And why I post that quote in my header. More women need to be empowered to engage in this male-dominated industry. A few outstanding women who have helped me … Continue reading Becoming One With Your DAW: Empowering Women in Music Production

John Madison (#poem)

No planes, no trains, just automobiles A giant collage of a Ferris wheel Round and round goes the track Whirring dervishes give no slack Rum runners scurry in the night Grandpa‚Äôs Ford hides the blight Carving instruments in the day Passing down music to those without say Sleepless twilight trumpets my head Clock ticking and … Continue reading John Madison (#poem)