I have a story to share with you. Dreams come true. If you believe in yourself, anything is possible! In my 20's, I heard this sort of rhetoric all of the time in popular culture and thought it was true. Maybe it is, but not for everyone. Over the years, my motto has shifted. Last… Continue reading Want Some Good News?
On this day last year, I drove to Co. Westmeath with a few of our kids to meet my partner Christy at Ballinlough Castle. Body & Soul Music and Arts festival was celebrating its 10th year. Christy has worked there since the beginning and built both of the main stages. Every year he maintains the… Continue reading Festival Flashback
This morning my house is filled with music and warmth. Outside it's gloomy and grey but the kitchen is cozy. The wood stove and candles are lit, the fairy lights are glowing. I've been singing my favorite Christmas carols and remembering years past. In high school I sang in the choir and loved the 4… Continue reading Hearth Song
One of the perks of my partner's job is that we frequently attend music festivals during the summer. Electric Picnic (EP), Ireland's largest festival, is usually a sold out event. 2019 was no exception. While listening to an EP related Spotify playlist a few weeks before the event, I discovered Sons of Kemet. I love… Continue reading Sons of Kemet: A Jazz Revolution