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Recipe Release

Hi all — This great little risotto was orginally intended to be part of the liner notes.  It is great comfort food for a rainy day. This is really simple but takes some time. My kids love it for Sunday breakfast. You can also do it for an afternoon snack or dessert.  We usually have […]

Life is what happens when you are busy making plans

Songs for Sarah

Sorry, I know it has been a while. The new record is here! (Just go to the left side bar under recordings and click on the baby doll for clips, ordering/download info, lyric and liner notes) It looks beautiful! – thanks Dana. I think it sounds pretty goodas well!  – thanks Graham, Marilyn, Michael, James […]

Working up songs and salad dressing


If only working up a new song was as simple as making a delicious salad dressing…  In addition to writing, I have set a goal to work up at least one new song every month that I love. It can be a traditional ballad, a jazz standard, something penned by a dear friend or an […]

Summer on the run


Hope all is well. Summer is always a different kind of busy. I have this huge list of stuff to do. Stuff I have been putting off all winter because I have been too busy. I know many of you grasp the magnitude of this Catch 22. Between family, work and fun-meals are often improvised and as a result can get really unhealthy.

Ode to Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese sandwich (panini)

Just about any grilled cheese sandwich is improved by the addition of some fresh fruit or vegetables. Apples, tomatoes, spinach, zucchini or Bermuda onion are my top choices. My kids love sliced apples! I always grill in grandmothers 100 year old cast iron fry pan using butter.

Meatless Mondays

Beth in the Golden Rod

In thinking about how to use posts to tell you about the music, the shows, the band and all things me; it occurred to me that it would really be nice to keep in touch regularly but also actually have something to useful to say. So I thought that could take this opportunity to share […]

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