My weird, mostly accidental, magical, and wonderfully winding path toward music started with a birthday challenge almost 5 years ago. That simple, self-imposed challenge that included taking voice lessons from Merrily Garrett, has changed my world - my trajectory! It brought beautiful people into my life and sparked a deep passion for songwriting, which, by the way, wasn't even on my list! Time disappears when I write and sing; the act of creating something out of nothing, always fills me with wonder and an overpowering feeling of gratitude. It’s as if I’ve just had a miracle come through me. Those moments connect me to everything, to all that is. I love that place. Music was the best birthday gift I have ever given to myself. Now it's an everyday gift, and it keeps on giving!
So, last year, I decided to treat myself to another birthday challenge! I had a full year that will end at the end of August, to achieve a few things!! I hoped to look back and see a year full of scary, beautiful,Read more