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THE UNKNOWN-PART 2

Once upon a time, it seemed like changing my life was insurmountable; the unknown was very scary. Continue reading

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IN THE PAST-PART 1

At the end of my story, I share some scrawled lyrics in progress. They are brutally honest and very personal. It is because of writing those words that I found the insight I needed for my newest song. Continue reading

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I AM HUMAN

I grew up to become a good girl. It’s hard to maintain that. I’d rather use the phrase of “being human.” That gives me permission to feel upset and to make mistakes. Being human helps me to understand my reactions when I am under tremendous pressure. Continue reading

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THE DOOR – PART 4

I see a door as a metaphor for making a choice to leave or stay. And choices are empowering. Doors go out and also go in. A door can lead to somewhere unknown – scary at first, but also beautiful. Continue reading

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I WOULD BE OKAY

My son inspired this story. But mostly I am writing about my feelings. I no longer pretend to be happy and allow myself to feel – that includes joy and sadness. 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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I STILL REMEMBER – PART 2

I’ve been an artist all of my life. And working with music involves much of the same abilities I’ve used as a professional illustrator for the last thirty years. I’m grateful that when I began playing my guitar again after almost thirty years, I could still remember most of the songs I wrote so long ago. Continue reading

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NO ORDINARY PRINCESS – PART 3

For this Princess post, I’ve decided to share a story about how I’m not an ordinary Princess because I don’t believe royalty has to kill cockroaches. Continue reading

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LAUGHTER AND TEARS – PART 3

My song “Laughter & Tears” heals me because it takes me away from analyzing my pain and focusing on the loss. Instead of judging my feelings and looking at mistakes, my lyrics are a way to view my former marriage in a beautiful way – I see it as a collage of memories. Continue reading

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I STILL REMEMBER – PART 1

I received a call from my lawyer. My divorce was final. It was a big moment. Continue reading

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