Ever have something happen that didn’t even register at the moment, and then later got under your skin? The other day I told someone I was a dance swing in a certain show, and the reply was, “Oh, well that explains it.  You’re a dancer.” Excuse me? xoxo

little voice

I don’t have a big voice.  I learned that in junior high, when I started singing in choir like it was my job.  In high school and college, it got stronger, but no bigger.  Then when I became a teacher it gained an authoritative quality, but it still stayed the same size.  Got to NYC, […]

geographical kindness

Truth be told, there’s never a day that I don’t miss California.  And when I’m not in New York, ditto for the city.  But I have to admit, it’s been a little bit nice to spend some time in a part of the country where the specialty is being cordial.  Life in Montgomery may settle […]

magic people

Have you ever come across one of those people who seems to be magic?  And they live their lives with such passion and love and total abandon that you just get willingly sucked right into their whirlwind of joy?  And they make you feel like you can do it too, and some of their joy […]


So we’re here in Alabama, doing Cowgirls.  And there’s a part in the show where I’m in an office for an extended period of time, allegedly working on a breakdown of some numbers, and using a calculator to do so.  Tonight, I was going through the motions, and I was punching in the number 7,493.21.  […]

she’s here!

Last night, June 8, 2010, at ll:43 p.m., Blueberry decided to make her entrance!  What a sneaky little kiddo — four days early, and upside-down.  But momma and baby are happy, healthy, and already surrounded by lots of love and family.  I wish more than anything I could be there. Funny how powerful babies are […]