Yes, this is another “completely non-standard” album review. I’m sure there won’t be a shortage of actual music writers putting keyboard to screen about Steep Canyon Rangers’ brand-pickin’-new album, Tell The Ones I Love. In spite of that, sometimes I am just so taken with something that I simply have to write about it. I’ve owned the cd for two weeks, and I’d need algebra to figure out how many people I’ve talked to about it in person, let alone through social media.
“If Barbie talks to an average of 20 people a day, tweets to approximately 3,000 followers, has 825 ‘friends’ on Facebook and fell in love with an album fourteen days ago… how many superlatives has she used in the last two weeks?”
I know I’ve been behind on updating my website, so allow me to catch you up on a few things…. read more →
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I’ve always been the kind of girl who pushes myself to do things I’ve never done before. When I began writing poetry, I wrote entirely in perfect rhyme. When people started asking me if that was because I didn’t know how to write free verse, I decided I needed to learn. When I began working on my children’s poetry book, I realized I’d never written pieces for children specifically, so I set out to do just that. I’ve performed in front of crowds as small as 5 people and as large as 3,000. I’ve been in front of audiences in coffee houses, bars, schools, auditoriums, bookstores, ice cream shops & parks. I thought I’d pretty much done it all….until 2 weeks ago. read more →
Asheville, NC is known for providing a seemingly endless supply of options for having a good time. Whether it’s an evening of sampling local beers or listening to the brilliant and innovative music that is born in these mountains, there are two things which an avid Asheville nightlifer needs to prepare for and recover from such an adventure; a wicked awesome breakfast to begin their day and a wicked awesome breakfast for the morning after. Asheville’s Rise N Shine Cafe is ideal for both.