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December 30, 2019

Hey Lovelies!  I'm recommitting to blogging and going to shoot for once a week. Just want to share a little about my last year and look ahead to 2020 with eagerness!

I got some things done in 2019 that I promised myself: 

1. I recorded and released Passage, my 4th Solo C...

June 11, 2019

Today is my brother Eric Akre's birthday! He is 49 years old and kicking ass!  He's in the best shape of his life, drumming again, working, taking care of his health and working on creative things. Doing doing doing! We are a family of human doers a lot of the time. I'...

April 6, 2019

I am one year younger than Shawn. Just by a few months. So I'm not only feeling the loss of his beautiful voice but looking at mortality as well. Love the ones close to you. Stop being mad at whomever your mad at. Let them go if you need to. Don't linger where you don'...

March 18, 2019

Hey all, 

It's been a great few months of so much creativity that I realized I have a whole other blog!!! I'm looking to connect them to here but in the mean time, should you be interested, here is the link to my Wordpress blog! 


February 17, 2019

Ok just thinking of making this a note cause I'm nervous to open this can.

So I'm going to jump in quick into the cold water. 

I don't like what I currently weigh. I am heavier that I've ever been in my whole life. I'm guessing because I don't use a scale most ever, that...

December 1, 2018

 Morning positive note!

Things I love:

  1. My mini family - my husband and son.

  2. Buttered toast from fresh bread that isn't pre cut! Even better with honey!

  3. These foggy mornings we are having this fall.

  4. The smell of burning leaves.

  5. The sound of birds.


November 29, 2018

Do you find yourself trying so hard to go to sleep but you can't keep regrets and memories at bay? I do...often. Sometimes I even say "no" out loud thinking that will end the tide. For some reason this season, painful moments when I've been lonely are coming up. I keep...

November 25, 2018

Just listened to such a great interview with Elizabeth Gilbert on TED Talks daily podcast. Nov 22, 2018 episode. Go listen now if you need words on creativity and grief.

It has been just what I needed. I have had these thoughts and so many answers were in this interview...

November 5, 2018

I know something is coming. I can feel it. I'm excited. I can see this future life that I would like to be immersed in, as apposed to just daydreaming about, but I am in the waiting...

So while I'm here with no answers just yet, I am choosing to put my focus in apprecia...

September 25, 2018

Well I'm 52 now! Wow, I'm itching for change. Are you? I'm having one of those days where I just can't sit still. I can feel it coming but can't put my finger on it. Annoying!!!

Patience is not my strong suit, but I'm working on it. 

It's gorgeous out, the air is just st...