Saturday, March 18, 2014
BUILD - verb - \'bild\
: to make (something) by putting together parts or materials
: to develop or form (something) gradually
: to increase the amount of (something)
*Thank you, Merriam-Webster.*
In contrast to building songs all the time, I recently built - with the skill and patience of my knowledgeable father - a new home for my vinyl records. And here it is! All made from one piece of wood. Sanded and lacquered. I learned the difference between a table saw, a circular saw, and a miter saw, and I even got to use a router. It was a big day. xo
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Season's Greetings, Y'All!
And baby, it's cold outside!! Seattle is experiencing unusually cold weather this year, probably to compliment our out-of-character hot summer. True, we are "far" north in the United States, but the ocean and Puget Sound keep us in a more temperate climate than what we're currently experiencing. Wool is essential. And while it's an adventure to get outside, it's fun to be inside. And here is a great reason to leave the house: THE SINGER SONGWRITER SHOWCASE on DECEMBER 15TH at HATTIE'S HAT. It's my last show of the year and I hope you can make it! AND IT'S FREE!
Sunday, September 29, 2013
It was a great summer, and autumn arrived like clockwork with the first day of fall here in the Pacific Northwest. The 80-degree days have been replaced with the 50's and 60's, and we traded the warmth of the sun for the comfort of the rain. Fall is settling in, and it's time to get back to work.
I have good news, my friends! Not one, but TWO NEW SHOWS! Both will take place in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, and both will be grand. Stay tuned to the "Shows" page for more details.
In the meantime, here is a song to help you celebrate the change of the seasons.
Cheers, y'all! xo
Thursday, July 25, 2013
I'm sure you wonder what a singer-songwriter does when s/he's not writing songs, performing, practicing or promoting shows.
Well, allow me to share with you what I'm up to tonight:
I just placed a Rustic Plum Tart (The Moosewood Restaurant New Classics cookbook, page 432) in the oven. It'll be my breakfast when I'm a patron at the brand spankin' new TIMBER! Outdoor Music Festival in Carnation, WA this weekend.
My soundtrack for the evening: I made the tart to Kris Kristofferson, and now I'm listening to J. Tillman's "Vacilando Territory Blues" while it bakes. I'm not sure what's next on my playlist, but the night's still young.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
I'm eating watermelon for dinner (since it's too hot to eat anything else - except maybe vegan ice cream). I'm still marveling at the mixtape's Aural Pleasure Tour show at Barboza. It was so much fun!
Thanks to Mixtape Sean for this grand event!
I'd also like to thank Seattle Music Insider for taking some awesome shots like this one.
Saturday, June 29, 2013
The BIG DAY is here!
THE MIXTAPE Aural Pleasure Tour is about to begin!
I'm playing BARBOZA tonight along with THE GLASS NOTES and YUCCA MOUNTAIN.
TICKETS are $10 and available at the door.
Doors at 7pm. Show starts at 7:30pm.
HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Last month, I had a photo shoot (my first!) And it was SO MUCH FUN!!!
Check out photos from the shoot on the "Photos" page.
MANY THANKS to the *amazing* photographer Monique Cheung, and to Chris for "playing" photo assistant.
AND a BIG HUG to The Sexton in Ballard for letting us run amuck in their fabulous establishment!
To find out more about these great local businesses:
SEE YOU IN 2014.
PLEASE STAY TUNED!