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IT’S NOT FOREVER – PART 3

To be honest, I did not expect to write a “Part 3” about this song. But just last week, I received an amazing message that I really wanted to share with this story. Continue reading

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IT’S NOT FOREVER – PART 2

Who is carrying me? I have many interpretations for those words. A long time ago I was certain I would grieve forever. I’m not sure how I found my way out of Hell; I must have been carried. Continue reading

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ALABASTER SEASHELL-PART 2

Alabaster Seashell is one of my favorite songs. It has such a mystical quality, with descriptive words and eerie music. Continue reading

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IT’S NOT FOREVER – PART 1

When my child died, I buried him and part of me died, too. I wanted to crawl into his coffin to be with him. The years that buried me are over now because I found a way to dig myself out. And when I did, I realized that Jason had never left me. Continue reading

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BYE, BYE, ZOMBIELAND – PART 2

Zombieland represented the many years I plodded through life in a way that was “deadened.” Even though I was healing when I wrote the first part of this story, I really had no idea what was ahead for me. Zombieland is very far behind me now because I completely turned my life around. I am alive! And very grateful for every minute of my life. Continue reading

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I’VE ALWAYS CARED-PART 2

It has been fun to revisit my older songs. With a remake, they have come to life again. I composed my song “I’ve Always Cared” when I was 19 years old. Who was I singing to? Who am I singing to now? Continue reading

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JUST A TUNE – PART 2

I love how Cheryl lives on for me through my songs. When I think of Cheryl, I am always reminded of how precious life is. She desperately wanted to live. I am blessed because my life is truly a gift. I’ve decided to unwrap it now and enjoy what’s inside. Continue reading

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HOW MUCH I CARE

My friend, Cheryl, inspired my song “Just a Tune” and I really miss her (she died in 2008.) I am sharing some stories about the feelings behind my song, which I recently created a new arrangement for. Continue reading

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT

In order to better deal with PSTD, I have begun to acknowledge many things that previously I have shoved back down. Continue reading

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YOU COMFORT ME

My mother might have died, but for a short while she came back to life again in my memories and heart. I have a lot of pictures to share here, old ones and new ones. I love how pictures can tell a story just like words can. Continue reading

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