Aug 14

August 13th

2021-08-14T01:44:10+00:00August 14th, 2021|Brief: Short and Sweet|0 Comments

It has been an intense summer in the life of Crystal.  My days have been filled with event preparations, practice sessions, lessons, and performances.  There has not been a single moment for loneliness to creep in.  The war between the vaccinated vs. the unvaccinated continues to rage on as the [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]