June is full of newsy news!

June, it’s official… Friday, June 1, 2019 I heart you. Greetings, friends and fellow music lovers –  Summer is here! Here’s what I’ll be up to in June… click on the links below or check out the tour page on my website for full details, y’all. Sat, June 1 – House Concert – Lowell, OR Fri, June […]

May Newsy News is here!

May, you are my favorite… Wednesday, May 1, 2019 (don’t tell anyone.) Greetings, friends and fellow music lovers! What an amazing ride these past few weeks have been! There is so much to tell you. But before I get to that, here’s what’s going on this month… Sat, May 4 – Stand and Sway Open Song […]

April Newsy News is here!

April, get over here. Friday Mar 29, 2019 Nice flowers! Seriously, y’all. This is how excited I am for spring! (thank you Joe Werne for the pic!) Greetings, friends and fellow music lovers! I hope you are enjoying this unfolding of spring as much as I am! Here is what is happening this month. Details […]

March 2019 update, y’all!

Hello, March… Thursday Feb 28, 2019 let’s do this! Greetings, friends and fellow music lovers! Well I didn’t have shows in Feb, but it was jam packed! Here’s what is coming up soon, and I hope you’ll scroll down for newsy news, show details, gratitude, random musings and pics of the cutest dog ever. 🙂 […]

“Ladder to the Light” is a finalist for the Oregon Book Award!

        Well folks I am quite beside myself. I found out last month that my poetry book “Ladder to the Light” is a finalist for the Oregon Book AwardsStafford/Hall Prize for poetry!! This is astonishing and thrilling and I soooo excited to see what new opportunities for learning and growing and meeting new people this […]

February, so short and sweet. Here’s the news!

Hello February! Tuesday Feb 5, 2019 so short yet so mighty! (thanks to Dave Miller for the photos from Red Clay Music Foundry!)  Greetings, friends and fellow music lovers! Well I’m staring out the window at a peaceful snow-covered scene here in Portland! It’s a rare snow day and I love how it slows everything […]

2019 is here and there’s lots of newsy news!

Hey 2019… Tuesday Jan 1, 2019 get over here already!! Thank you to for the awesome photo!  Greetings, friends and fellow music lovers — and happy new year! I love this time of introspection and reflection, and I’ve been doing my share of staring at the fire in my jammies. 2018 was an incredible year, […]

December Newsy News and New Album release!

Hello, December. Saturday Dec 1, 2018 Did somebody say gather round the fireplace?? Greetings, friends and fellow music lovers!  The days are short and precious, and we are turning toward the end of this year. What a year it has been! Here is what’s going on around here… Fri, Dec 14 – Eugene Calders Songwriters […]

November’s Newsy News is here and it’s hidden under a pile of leaves.

Hello, November! Tuesday Oct 30, 2018 Finally it’s time for fuzzy slippers. Greetings, friends and fellow music lovers! I blinked my eyes and October was gone… in a flash of crunchy yellow leaves. Here’s what’s coming up in November… as usual I hope you will scroll down for musings, gratitude, news, random photos, and show […]

First Single from THE LONG ROAD premieres!

I’m thrilled to announce the premiere of the first single, “One Shot” from my new album THE LONG ROAD!! This song has special meaning to me as I wrote it at a tender moment in one of my favorite places in the world, southwestern Colorado. My friend, the great Bob Hemenger, was hosting me for […]