I blinked and suddenly it's been a year since I posted an update here. That's what I get for blinking, I suppose. Little has changed since my last update, even down to the usual late-October flailing. But this year, I've come to realize that what causes me to feel so off-kilter this time of year … Continue reading Pandemic years don’t count, right?
It's been a busy few months since my last update, which is nice to be able to report. The most notable thing is that my spouse and I are fortunate enough to be fully inoculated, and we've tentatively started spending time with other vaccinated folks, including friends, nearby family, and music ensembles! It feels like … Continue reading Because why the heck not?
Merry December to all who are still observing the passage of time, happy solstice to those looking forward to shorter nights, welcome Yule, merry Christmas, happy holidays, and a joyful Great Conjunction (photo credit: the wonderful Dana Wayne)! It's been awesome to watch Jupiter and Saturn draw closer to one another over the past weeks. … Continue reading At least we still have the butt jokes.
Howdy from Still-At-Home Land! Things in the wider world are fraught and disturbing, and closer to home, San Diego County has its first wildfire of the season, which broke out southeast of Alpine during a pretty gnarly heat wave. We're fortunate enough to be nowhere near it, and the marine layer has been protecting us … Continue reading Show and Tell
Oh my goodness, people. So much awesome stuff has happened since my last post! First, I should mention that I will be having my first-ever book signing for my book on Sunday, August 19th at noon at Warwick's, an absolutely brilliant independent bookstore in La Jolla, where I have attended many awesome author events over … Continue reading Quite Nifty
So that piece of music for which I wrote the lyrics that was premiered earlier this month at SACRA/PROFANA's Summer Choral Intensive? SACRA/PROFANA posted a video of the performance! Don't the combined choirs sound amazing?? And isn't Colin's music gorgeous?? I am filled with joy and squee and excitement! I think Colin and I … Continue reading Eeee! Now with video!
It's been a busy final quarter of 2015, during which I have finished writing no less than three stories and had the great pleasure of singing in the chorus of Bizet's Carmen by the Pacific Lyric Opera. I'll also be singing Berlioz's Te Deum with the San Diego Symphony and caroling like a champ, because Christmas music is … Continue reading Adventures in Quantum Fiction
A run-through is a satisfying thing; To hear where your part fits within the whole, And learn the proper place to stand and sing, And feel as though all share common goal. But when the final notes have dissipated, There's hardy time to celebrate success; Our egos will be presently deflated, As little bits of … Continue reading February 7: Little Bits