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Where Do Women Fit in Country Music?

I've been asking myself that a lot these days. In Canada, the problem is not too big of an issue, but in the USA, country radio seems to have all but banned women from their stations. It's so heartbreaking and…

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Talent!

It always amazes how much talent is out there. I am a part of quite a few groups where the members astound me with the amount of raw talent they have! Seriously, it is kind of crazy to fathom it…

Christmas Blessings...

I love to entertain! Usually, my husband and I will have 2 parties at our house a year, one in the summer and our annual Christmas party. Filling up our home with family, friends, food, music and laughter is what…
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What Excites You??

I want to know what excites you. What makes you feel alive? Musically speaking, is it the groove or the melody or the lyrics? Or is it simply a combination of all those things rolled up into one? 

I would…
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Women Supporting Women

It seems to me that more women need to support women. In an industry where we are pitted against one another in various ways, what would happen if we just stopped the competition? What would happen if we just cheered…
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The Unique Journey

The music business is like none other. Where there may be people who have found success by using one method,  it is not going to work for anyone else, generally speaking. Outside of the common denominator of creating relationships with…
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The Hats I Wear

Wow, as a musician in todays ever-changing world, we have to wear a lot of hats. We have our entertainer hat; our recording artist hat; our recording engineer hat; our producer hat; our manager hat; our internet marketing hat; our…
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Back to Reality or Whatever that Means...

I am sitting here in my lovely home in Revelstoke, BC, Canada and it's a rainy morning. That is the norm for this time of year here, getting ready for the snow to start falling and falling and falling until…

Ideas and Inspiration

Ideas for songs can come from the oddest places. This past few weeks, we have taken them from conversations, book titles, even the wine we were drinking that night. Then finding the inspiration and letting your mind wander, twisting the…

My fantasy about Vince Gill

Well, haha, that might sound sexual, but seriously, it has always been a fantasy of mine to sing with Vince Gill. There is just something about the way that man sings that makes me all melty inside and I am…

Against my better judgement...

So, here I am sitting in Nashville, getting ready for another cowriting appointment later today. It is really nice for this Canadian girl to be somewhere that the weather is warm and the creative energy is high! 

The truth is…