View from below of a pelican flying against a blue sky

Something to Say

Over the weekend, I attended a music conference on a college campus near my hometown. My cousin came in from Ohio, and we shared a dorm room and lots of memories and got all silly just like we were actual college roommates.   Saturday morning, she wanted to go to a session called “Singing for …

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waterfall through the framing of tree leaves and branches


May 11, 2021   This idea to write about the inner child and her superpowers. I can’t seem to do it. I can’t access it. What were her superpowers? Did she have any? Other than to do what she was told, which sometimes made other people happy? Did that make her feel good? It was …

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Being Highly Sensitive in a World Designed for Overload: A Facilitated Discussion

Register Now Tuesday, April 18, 20237-8:30pm (EDT) OnlineRegistration is now open.   Pay what you can (optional) details in email confirmation for those who register.   Sensory Processing Sensitivity (SPS) is a genetic trait found in 15 to 20 percent of the population. Those of us with SPS, also known as Highly Sensitive People, are …

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A flock of birds flying in a scattered pattern in the hazy gray sky with tree tops underneath

Part I: Who Am I?

Circa March, 2020   I’m looking in the mirror and who I’m seeing isn’t me. I don’t know how to explain this, other than to say, I mean it literally. I’m staring at my own reflection, and the person I see is my brother. Or my mother. Sometimes I see my grandmother. Often it’s my …

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watercolor flower closeup in varying shades of pink


September 9, 2022   Lately I’ve been revisiting my relationship with the color pink.   I never liked the color pink. I rarely wore it and, for the most part, did not allow it into my life. I’ve only recently started to question why that is.   Society links the color pink with girls and …

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Moonrise over the bare naked willow tree

The Way You Know

(Photo by William J. Feerrar) I mentioned in a previous post that I’ve been exploring songwriting as a storytelling device. It’s all very new, but over the weekend, I had my first super informal recording session with a friend. We are both learning! It was so much fun to play around with all this, and …

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