Posts Tagged music


Hearing my Voice. “Silent All These Years” – Tori Amos

This song brought me a huge amount of power.  “Silent all these years”, allowed me to be pissed off, strong and vulnerable all at the same time.   This song, in my mind, is being sung to another person in particular. In my case, I’d probably be singing it to someone who I thought should have […]

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“Girl” by Tori Amos and Me belonging to Me

Girl, is a haunting sort of song with some powerful imagery.  I like that you can see these versus happening in an episode of some show or a movie.  It would be a sad and scary show, but there are some cool elements described in it.  The repeated line, “She’s been everybody else’s girl maybe […]

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A Moment for: Hallelujah

This day has brought me to a place of scatter brained anxiety and a strong desire to simply go back to bed. What to do?  I found the most calming, inspirational piece of heaven on earth found in Canadian singer, K.D. Lang. Take a moment to get grounded and let music touch your soul. After […]

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Doing it All. Doing it Well.

It’s all about balance. I find myself looking forward to all the things I want to accomplish this year and my mind starts spinning. What do I need to get this done and how quickly can I realize these goals? The next thing I know I’m feeling overwhelmed and defeated by my lack of accomplishment. […]

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A Random list of Happiness

-My kids giggling -Preparing a new dish and seeing my family enjoy it -Enjoying a quality glass of wine after the kids are asleep -Getting messages from friends I haven’t heard from in a long while -The smell of the mountain air -Seeing the mountains everyday and noticing all the daily changes -Watching my kids […]

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You are Loved

There are few songs that resonate with me like this song does. It makes me emotional every time I hear it. As a mother, I would love to believe that I could be a pillar of strength and support for my kids throughout their lives. If they ever told me that the words in this […]

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I’m checking out the King

BB King that is. I haven’t been to a concert in a long time. I always love Blues and Jazz, especially live.  I’ve been very busy with kids’ school stuff, climbing, admin and domestic duties that I’ve been pulled away from the blog. I miss it and feel a pain of angst when I don’t […]

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Getting my Tori on

Recently I have really been turning over in my mind all the things that I will post on my blog.  Delving back into my past as well as relishing my wonderful current life sends my mind spinning in many directions. One musical artist that has truly resonated with me is Tori Amos. In discovering her, […]

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