august 11, 2019

“Life may not be the party we’d hoped for, but while we’re here we should dance.” ~ Unknown     Annie Bassoni and I made a trip to Ohio to see (in Annie’s case meet) BFFs Eric and Bree Chapman. This protective dude at the entrance of Eric and Bree’s abode, The Rookery, caught me eye every time we walked through the door. I think he knew we were in

august 10, 2019

“There is a vitality, a life force, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And If you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and be lost. The world will not have it. It is not your business to determine how good it is nor how valuable it is nor

july 13, 2017

Life at Midlife I am no longer waiting for a special occasion; I burn the best candles on ordinary days. I am no longer waiting for the house to be clean; I fill it with people who understand that even dust is Sacred. I am no longer waiting for everyone to understand me; It’s just not their task I am no longer waiting for the perfect children; my children have

july 9, 2017

“It’s your life. Don’t let anyone make you feel guilty for living it your way.” ~ Unknown     After yesterday’s recording session, Bree and Eric Chapman took me for a tour of their gorgeous corner of heaven. We came to a place so beautiful that I needed to photograph them in it. They were sweet enough to let me. The strong sunlight through the canopy would not cooperate, but

april 20, 2014

“Wishing everyone a beautiful peace filled day. Enjoy the sunshine. Squeeze your loved ones, tell them how much you love them. Be kind to each other. No matter what your spiritual beliefs the foundation should be love.” ~ Bree Chapman     Yesterday was truly a blessed time. Not only did I get to see Maggie Jacobs for the first time in years, but I got to spend several very