Sweet Dreams Baby

What a voice you had, Mr. Orbison!  Smooth as silk! Now, I have to tell you, one of my favorite aspects of this video is the backup singing. Just look at Bonnie Raitt, KD Lang, and Jennifer Warnes! So young. They were rockin!  Makes me want to sing.  In fact…  I am hoping to have a progress video up soon.  I… Read more →


The NC State Fair – 2014

Thursday night was a wonderful night at the NC State Fair. I loved walking through the garden displays where there were lots of gorgeous plantings and some amazing sculptures. We watched the animals as they ate and looked at the crowds. We walked. We ate and ate and ate some more! There were lovely grapevine sculptures. I love the bright lights… Read more →


End of the Line

Not the blog, silly. The song. “End of the line, end of the line. Notice the empty chair for Roy Orbison. And OMGosh, can anyone say Tom Petty’s hat? Good gracious! I had forgotten about this wonderful musical endeavor — the Traveling Wilburys — until someone brought it  up to me recently.  Yeah.  So many songs, so little time.  But how fun… Read more →


Chrissie Hynde and a new Song

Ooooo, Chrissie Hynde and her voice!  I love it.  So distinctive.  She’s amazing to me, of course for her singing and musical ability, but did you know she was voted one of the best dressed over-50s by The Guardian? She’s got a vibe that I think is very individualistic. She was born in 1951. Hard to believe.  Here she is in… Read more →