A friend of mine sent me a hilarious Chris Mann parody this morning and I spat my coffee all over my laptop. I HAD TO SHARE! Humor the best way to beat stress. In fact, it's instantaneous. it felt really good to laugh. Tell me how you were feeling before you watched these videos and... Continue Reading →
Fear of Earworms on America’s Birthday
Usually, I'm totally psyched about America's Birthday. I've always looked forward to the 4th of July, but this year something is lurking in the back of my mind. I am very afraid. It all started a few weeks ago. I had an earworm. That's not unusual. Many of us have experienced a song that got stuck... Continue Reading →
Brand New Dance Video from Timberlake!
It's raining again. The weather is gloomy and I'm on my second cup of coffee. Between yawns, I checked my Tweetable list on Twitter and BAM! I was up and dancing. Mashable shared Justin Timberlake's newest single, "Can't Stop the Feeling." The feeling is contagious. The random everyday people dancing to his new song in... Continue Reading →
There is something about theatrical lighting that transforms a performance. Geometric patterns create new spaces. They embrace the stage projecting structure in a facade. They appear in dramatic form and texture and then transform like a vaporous ghost into something quite different. Imagination is the only limitation. To say that I pounced on free tickets... Continue Reading →
March Madness Drop and Hop Blog Party!
March has been Mad. The weather has been insane, my ESPN Fantasy bracket busted twice and the Easter Bunny has already come and gone. The only way to deal with the madness? Join the Mad Hatter's fun. Welcome to my Drop and Hop Blog Party to gain new followers! I'm making it really easy. Leave... Continue Reading →
When There Are No Words
I never have writer's block. Words pop into my mind all day and all night in my dreams. They pop out of my mouth when I least expect it. Ask anyone. Tell me to pick ONE word to symbolize 2016 and I go blank. Diana S. Schwenk from Talk to Diana and The Bloggess brought the one... Continue Reading →
Now Everyone Can Sing Happy Birthday!
In 1893, Patty and Mildred Hill composed the Good Morning Song and sang it to Patty's kindergarten class. In 1922, the sisters published the Everyday Song Book containing the Good Morning and Birthday Song. The Summy Company bought the rights in 1935. For the next eighty years royalties have been collected for singing the popular tune. When Warner/Chappell bought... Continue Reading →
Singing my tune at Clay’s!
Last Tuesday at Making the Days Count, I shared a little irony about the first record I bought. No, it's not Carole King's Tapestry, although my hair looked like that for a while. Stop by and check out what I used to illustrate at the VA Hospital and how six degrees of separation can become one. Read... Continue Reading →
New Music from Muse! Released One Hour Ago
Muse is one of my favorite bands. I rocked out to them live in Denver and will never forget their incredible show. While running errands today, I heard their new release "Dead Inside," on two different radio stations. As soon as I got home, I checked out their YouTube channel. They uploaded their new release... Continue Reading →
Discovering Blurred Lines and Booty Calls
Everyone has sung the wrong lyrics to songs, but I shouted the lyrics to a particular hit all summer at clubs in New Orleans, two weddings and fund-raiser not knowing why I got such strange looks. First of all, I thought Blurred Lines was called For a Good Time. I haven’t loved a song for dancing... Continue Reading →