A Heavenly View

I see Mom in Heaven, My dog at her feet. She is giggling, Coops is sniffing As in her hand is a treat. They radiate joy, Now all healthy and new, Watching raptly below, Seeing their family so blue. “Don’t be sad, ” they both whisper, As I wipe away a tear, “Only think of … More A Heavenly View

On Walking Among Legends and Passing on the Flame

World- renowned virtuoso, clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, alongside conductor and friend, Chris Confessore. In every profession there are giants, legends, those people who have been pioneers in the field, inspiring generations of those who followed them. Here at ClarinetFest 2017 in Orlando, we are walking among clarinet legends, being inspired by them and reminded of why … More On Walking Among Legends and Passing on the Flame

Pinpoints of Light

A rainy morning with light breaking through… My mind is an interesting place to be right now. I am on day six of taking Wellbutrin to treat a depressive episode brought on by this summer of loss and heartbreak.  (I love that term  episode, knowing this is not forever), and am trying to stay very … More Pinpoints of Light