In the words of a well known song, “I couldn’t sleep at all last night!” I was trying to think of a Hide A Heart related Valentine’s post and the following kept ‘ramblin’ ’round’ my brain. Instead of getting up and writing my ideas down, I was kept busy by the effort of trying to ‘memorize’ the list.
As a songwriter, it has been my experience that when I am kept awake by my own thinking there is often some ‘hidden’ value that makes itself clear later, especially when the thoughts, ideas or poetry are easily resurrected the next day! Continue reading →
I have been married to the same man for thirty-seven years, which seems to be rarer than not these days. When I’m asked about the success of our marriage I often casually say, ‘Oh, he makes me laugh’…which is NOT a lie. He is the most entertaining person I’ve even known. But the real reason is much more romantic and tender. He’s has helped us tend our marriage like Julia Child would care for a soufflé and he’s the one in our relationship who can’t cook! Continue reading →