July 31, 2013

Hi all- I wanted to share that I’ve been spending some of the summer in the studio with my daughter, Mackenzie, and producer Dave Darling. Mackenzie is recording an EP of her original songs. It’s been so fun to shepherd…

Here’s a promo of the 2013 Shorts Awards.   I had the pleasure and privilege to be the musical host for the evening and it was a blast! You can find ShortsHD on Direct TV, channel 573 and AT&T, channel…

“Own Worst Enemy” Blog PART 2 I so often fall into the trap of over-reacting to bumps in my road that I thought it would be interesting to explore the different ways people deal with adversity as well as soul-search…

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ShortsHD Awards Tonight!

Pursuing my career is a top bliss of mine.  Being part of the Shorts Awards 2013 has been one of this year’s highlights.  It is an amazing show honoring the incredible achievements in the world of short film and celebrating…

WANDER THROUGH THIS WORLD PART 3 Over the years, I’d always wanted to write a song that would express my husband’s and my own unique version of wanderlust which involves getting up-close and personal with the most primitive cultures and remote…

WANDER THROUGH THIS WORLD PART 2 Most definitely, there is never a dull moment on any real travel adventure, and our honeymoon was no different.  I’ll never forget narrowly getting our Tourist Visas to go to Papua New Guinea (going…

WANDER THROUGH THIS WORLD PART 1 My hubby, Ken, and I planned a trip around the world for our honeymoon.  On a shoestring budget, we took advantage of an amazing United Airlines deal that let us take as many different…

My Sunshine State Of Mind Moment: Jumping into the ‪#‎sunshinestateofmind‬ in Avalon/ Catalina Island today. Sharing my happy place with friends and family this weekend where we’ll be hitting the water, snorkeling, tubing behind our dinghy, eating saltwater taffy and watching Despicable Me 2–Anybody…

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“Bright Side” was written after all the other tunes on Sunshine State of Mind were recorded and mixed.  My producer, Dave Darling, felt strongly that there was something missing from the album and asked me to come up with a…

Coronado Island Fourth of July parade live re-enactment of Iwo Jima Memorial with active Marines. Thank you brave troops for all you do for our country! (at Hotel Del Coronado Windsor Lawn & Cottage)