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Jul 2

My Current Life

2021-07-02T01:02:01+00:00July 2nd, 2021|Brief: Short and Sweet|0 Comments

It is the height of the slow season and my schedule is swamped with work.  I am meeting more musicians and doing more business networking.  Performances happen on any given day, and ensembles are a thing right now.  Days are spent organizing music and chatting with planners about the next [...]

May 30

Isle of Loneliness

2021-05-30T16:32:44+00:00May 30th, 2021|Brief: Short and Sweet|0 Comments

Being single in the middle of a pandemic is the loneliest place in the world.  Friends are off limits, and there is no one to spend time with.  At some point, zoom fatigue sets in and you just can't attend one more virtual event.  The world is more open now [...]

May 22

Resources

2021-05-22T00:32:12+00:00May 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being an adult is a lot of work.  There are so many things that always require your attention:  mental health, physical fitness, dental, vision, diet, digestion, podiatry, massage, gyn issues.....it is a full time job.  This is one of the major reasons why I do not want to have kids.  [...]

Mar 21

Grateful for the Renewal

2021-03-21T16:40:50+00:00March 21st, 2021|Brief: Short and Sweet|0 Comments

My anxiety levels dropped significantly over the last two weeks.  It is the first time that I have felt like myself in ages.  The constant pandemic worry evaporated.  The obsessive testing and second guessing every move has stopped.  I have felt free to enjoy my life and live again.  I [...]

Feb 28

2021-02-28T04:09:19+00:00February 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There I was struggling all by my lonesome.  The food consumption was completely out of control complete with sugar on the hour.  Hunger would arise mid meal, and McDonalds was on speed dial.  My stomach felt like a balloon.  The doctor did not see anything in my labs to indicate [...]

Feb 9

Don’t Break Your Own Crown

2021-02-09T01:13:31+00:00February 9th, 2021|Brief: Short and Sweet|0 Comments

Every time a woman accepts less than what she deserves in a relationship, the break in her crown grows just a little more.  For all of the indecencies and unspoken horrors that are exchanged, the royal headdress becomes lackluster.  When we overcompensate for that which does not exist in a [...]

Jan 14

REALIZATION

2021-01-16T19:48:05+00:00January 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

At some point, you have to sit down with yourself and admit a few things. There are departments in my life that exist out of fear. My positive outlook is often dismantled by anxiety. I am afraid to walk away from the 9-5 for fear that I will end up [...]

Oct 4

TED TALK

2020-10-04T01:34:08+00:00October 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

If I ever have the opportunity to speak to young women, I would emphasize the importance of their self development. Save the love and relationships for a later time. Spend your youth developing yourself as a person. Travel the world. Try new food. Speak a foreign language. Explore a new [...]