June Newsy News for ya!

  Greetings, friends and fellow music lovers! Wow, that was one fun birthday! HUGE GRATITUDE to The Bugle Boy, Lane, John and all the volunteers, to all who tuned in and cheered me on and donated and helped me celebrate! It was a wonderful way to spend my big day – surrounded by friends and family and […]

May is for flowers!

And new albums, and pretending it’s not my birthday! Yes I am obsessed with these little flowers! Good morning, friends and fellow music lovers! Spring is coming on in full force and the sand lillies are popping up everywhere around here – it’s magical! I hope you are taking in some magic of wildflowers and […]

April newsy news!

Thank you, Cassy Berry for this lovely photo. Hello, friends and fellow music lovers — I hope the sun is shining where you are! I am grateful for these longer days and for the tiny flowers beginning to show their faces.  I’ve got some fun things to share this month! I’m continuing to teach my […]

News so great I couldn’t wait to tell you!

  Greetings, friends and fellow music lovers! It feels like we are finally turning toward spring and maaaan am I ready for it! I hope you are keeping healthy and keeping your spirits up. It brings me joy to connect in any way we can. 🙂 Here are a few deliciously fun things coming up […]

February newsy news is here!

Greetings, friends and fellow music lovers! Hello from a beautiful snowy blue sky morning in Sisters. This new year is in full swing and there is so much fun stuff happening I don’t know where to begin! Here’s what’s up… My Patreon community has grown to 113 amazing angel-people and we’re still growing! This is where […]

New Year, Newsy News!

Welcome, 2021…we’ve been waiting for you! (thank you Brent McGregor for this awesome photo.) Hello, friends and fellow music lovers, and Happy New Year! May this new year bring magic and wonder and unlimited creativity. This has been an unforgettable time as we have all reimagined our way of doing things. Never have connection, music, […]

December’s Newsy News

Greetings, friends and fellow  music lovers, I hope you are warm and cozy wherever you are. Our mountains are covered in snow, and I never tire of their magnificent beauty. There are some special things coming up this month. Most of all I wanted to send you warm wishes for this holiday season. This will […]

Welcome, November…a time for gratitude.

Greetings, friends and fellow music lovers! Autumn is here in central Oregon and it is glorious. Crisp air and vibrant colors abound as the aspens let go of their last golden leaves. I hope you are finding peace wherever you are. This challenging and eye-opening year has brought into clear focus the necessity of art, […]

A new video for a song inspired by Mary Oliver

Hey y’all, we made a video! This song was sparked by Mary Oliver (oh, Mary). She asks in a poem called “The Summer Day”: “what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” I plan to keep asking myself that every day. Back in April, or was it May? we […]

October Newsy News!

Welcome, Autumn…now bring on the soup! Greetings, friends and fellow music lovers – I hope you are doing alright and finding things to nourish your spirits! These are heavy and yet meaningful times we are living in. We need each other and we need music now more than ever if you ask me.   Here are […]