The Story of Music

I am one of those people that loves a song more after I hear the words. I write to music and depending on the type of scene I’m writing, prefer different tuneage. For me, I connect best with songs that … Keep Reading…

On location in NYC

Last weekend I went to NYC for my sister’s baby shower. Of course my visit coincided with the arrival of frigid temperatures. I love navigating NYC on foot, but with an artic blast, not so pleasant. Needless to say, it … Keep Reading…

The Scots Way to Ring in the New Year

In Scotland, they celebrate New Year’s with Hogmanay. Traditionally, Hogmanay was a fire celebration commemorating the Winter Solstice. Because I’m a dictionary nerd, I’ll share with you the following definition from The Free Dictionary: Hogmanay [ˌhɒgməˈneɪ] n a. New Year’s … Keep Reading…