On the Fabulousness of the Fifty-Something Woman

As I was waiting on a delayed flight at Tampa International and taking a break from computer work I browsed the newsfeed, seeing an article about prize-winning French author, Yann Moix, declaring that he was incapable of loving a woman in her fifties, that they were “invisible” to him. By the way- Yann is fifty. … More On the Fabulousness of the Fifty-Something Woman

The Mask

I’ve had a turbulent few nights, tossing and turning, nightmares, waking in the middle of the night with my head spinning, my to-do list rolling ad nauseam through my sleep-deprived brain. Wide awake at 3:30, death warmed over at 6am when it’s time to rise and shine. The nightmares had gone away for awhile, but … More The Mask

A Southern Walk

The air is so thick and heavy, I feel like I could wring it out with my hands or drape it around me like some heavy woolen shawl. Another Alabama summer is here, hot and humid as they come. I walked underneath the canopy of Magnolias and Mimosas as the birds sang, grateful for a brief respite … More A Southern Walk

 Embracing a Moment

I was sitting on stage in the middle of a recital this afternoon, performing with my best friend in our Amicitia Duo, when suddenly I felt a wave of emotion wash over me. How lucky am I to be sitting on this stage, performing with my best friend, playing music written in tribute to our … More  Embracing a Moment