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It Doesn't Matter if You CAN. It matters if you DO.

It Doesn’t Matter if You CAN. It matters if you DO.

Lots of people CAN do something. Not everyone does. There's opportunity in that. If you have a talent, be a good steward of it. Find a teacher. or teachers ...
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Who Sent the Stronger Message at the 2018 Tony Awards? De Niro? Orin Wolf? or the Audience?

Who Sent the Stronger Message at the 2018 Tony Awards? De Niro? Orin Wolf? or the Audience?

Some might say De Niro sent the strongest message. From the looks of the internet on June 11th, he got more attention than ANYTHING else that happened at the 2018 ...
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Cheesy Sausage Pasta (with an Optional Kick)

Cheesy Sausage Pasta (with an Optional Kick)

This has become one of my son's favorite dishes and I've taught him how to make it so I thought I'd document the process with photos for when he wants ...
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duplicity. duplicity everywhere.

duplicity. duplicity everywhere. whenever words and actions conflict, the actions carry the stronger – truer – message.

The following excerpt came to me via private message a few weeks before the 2016 presidential election: "I enjoy a political discussion with someone who actually thinks, explores, and discusses ...
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People talking without speaking. People hearing without listening.

People talking without speaking. People hearing without listening. Why would anyone want to engage in conversation with someone who thinks they are stupid?

I should NOT have gone on facebook. So. much. hate. contemptuous mocking. sarcasm. ridicule. Not just for DT, but for everyone who doesn't overtly hate him. My facebook feed was ...
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"But there ain't no point in talking when there's nobody listening so we just ran away."

“But there ain’t no point in talking when there’s nobody listening so we just ran away.”

It was facebook's "On This Day" feature that prompted me. Browsing through all my facebook posts on January 16th from 2010 through 2017 got me thinking. What had I posted ...
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Chain Breaker (unmixed cover by Julie Stiles Mills)

Chain Breaker (unmixed cover by Julie Stiles Mills)

It's the day after a 12 hour/3 song recording session and I realize I haven't posted any of the covers I've recorded in a while. Here's one recorded June 30, ...
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step outside your comfort zone.

step outside your comfort zone.

Some of you know I serve as a career coach. Just last week I found myself in a Panera Bread working with one of my current students on their resume ...
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Bill Nye. Regular Guy.

Bill Nye. Regular Guy.

Confession. Every time I read or hear something Bill Nye says, I have an instant flashback to this 1990s video of him wearing jogging shorts and a cape, hands on ...
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Bells of Christmas Medley Cover 300dpi

I suppose this means I’m officially a “recording artist.”

Merry Christmas! Here's a link to the Christmas song I just released - available on Amazon and itunes for 99 cents: "Bells of Christmas Medley" It's a medley of: ...
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the 1% rule. a minority with too much free time? or representative of the 99%?

the 1% rule. a minority with too much free time? or representative of the 99%?

Something has bothered me for a while. When someone says that a certain group of people "thinks" this or "says" that, where does the opinion of that group come from? ...
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the most divisive word of all: "THEY"

the most divisive word of all: “THEY”

After the events of the last few days, my resilience is worn-down. I can't read another post or comment by an armchair pundit containing divisive broadcasted attacks against the nameless, ...
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Ratatouille and Vegit Lasagna

Ratatouille and Vegit Lasagna

[This post was an experiment. First post using only phone photos and my android WordPress app.] I made ratatouille for the first time today. Actually, I assembled it. The oven ...
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"Through All of It" Cover

“Through All of It” Cover

Just got out of the recording studio. Here's a preview "Rough" Mix ...
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Bells of Christmas Medley Cover 300dpi

“Bells of Christmas” Cover

When I was a young girl, I LOVED Karen Carpenter's music. LOVED. IT. When I found out she sang her own harmonies and backgrounds, a dream was born. I wanted ...
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