~ Inspiration culled from a variety of places
in my daily life ~
She was literally my sister, figuratively my mother, and always my best friend."Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced." -- L.Tolstoy
"The Markeeds": My sister Margaret was the lead singer of this group back in the 50s. She sang with our cousin Frank (to her left) all over Northern New Jersey (to the best of my knowledge). "The Markeeds" won several talent contests which led to this very special appearance on "The Ted Mack Amateur Hour," the "American Idol" of its day.
"When someone you love dies, your life is changed forever. There aren’t rules on how to grieve or a timetable on how long you should grieve." (New Life) — Unknown
How AWESOME is this song... Alicia Keys/Jay-Z...Seriously
Unique, any where she goes, any time, passionate, heartfelt, authentic, genuine ... Alicia Keys shows her upcoming signature piano software
Get your creativity on.
"Nothing is as good or as bad as it seems in the moment." - John F. Kennedy, Jr.
Full Tom Jones Media Conference- Video On Demand
KISS, as sung by Tom Jones, 1989.
I Dreamed A Dream (Yes, the link is still intact) Ok, so she didn't win. She's still a winner in my eyes.
A Boy From Nowhere
Home for Sale
“Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?” - Robert Browning
"Never ever give up. - love what you do - know your subject - you can change your course, but never give up - be flexible to change - LOVE it - WORK at it - Work HARD at it." — Donald Trump
"Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.
"If He brings you to it, He'll bring you through it." — Unknown
"Everybody has to look at his or her own footprint and do the best they can. It's not about being perfect, it's about doing something. If we're looking for perfection, we'll never, ever get there." —Laurie David
"God wouldn't create your soul mate and not allow you to find him/her." — Steve Harvey on Oprah
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."
– Theodore Geisel (Dr. Suess)
"The past does not define you, the present does." — Jillian Michaels
"Real beauty isn't about symmetry or weight or makeup; it's about looking life right in the face and seeing all its magnificence reflected in your own. — Valerie Monroe