Category: My Music

A Christmas Song

This year I’m spending the holidays traveling through new-to-me lands. Except for a solo adventure to Oaxaca, I’m traveling with a friend. (More details to come in a separate post.) Much to my surprise, traveling with a single friend has left me feeling more alone than when I travel solo. My theory? With daily doses…



How to Write a Song a Day with bonus new songs “Amber” + “Harvests Moon”

Last week was my second time trying a “5 songs in 5 days” writing challenge. I stumbled on it back when I was preparing for my first time playing out, and absolutely love Sarah Spencer’s blog, community and book of song prompts. The first time I attempted this feat, I ended up writing 4 songs,…



Singer songwriter tips for that first gig

After doing the nearly unimaginable: preforming my own songs in front of a public audience, I bit the bullet and listened back. While painful (for me, hopefully not the original audience), I learned so much I want to remember for future gigs. And since you can only play your first show once, I’m now an…