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It’s been an incredible year – fast paced, with tectonic plates shifting constantly, as the whole world has adapted to living in a pandemic. At the beginning of quarantine, I hardly expected that there would be so much growth under such limitations. Introducing… !!! …(drum roll please) Hestia Dawn September – I’ve made a legal
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I’m currently composing the music for The Tale of Beatrix Potter, a children’s musical, with book and lyrics by Thera Langham. We entered a New Works Residency with Dandylyon Drama and WON! We’ll be workshopping it in a 3-week, online summer musical theatre camp in July…(online musical theatre camp – that’ll be a first for
Remember the silly television show with the smarmy, Vegas-style theme song? Today’s events inspire me to sing like an Italian off my balcony, though to spare my 13-year-old son’s self-esteem, I’m resisting the temptation. With COVID-19 school closures, all of my income this spring evaporated. Our apartment lease expires on June 1 and as I
Being at Tall Timber has removed me from the constant barrage of the media that comes at me unbidden through my phone and my computer. It has helped me get distance from stimuli that make me feel constantly invaded, given me uninterrupted time with those who matter most, offered me the ability to initiate contact
Yesterday I heard something I’ve never heard before except in nature documentaries – an avalanche. There was a crack, a rushing sound with snapping – it was short – then there was silence. I could tell from the direction the sound came that it was in a canyon on the other side of a ridge,