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The “When You Can Fly” Rollercoaster

My new single “When You Can Fly” is a song that has definitely been the source of some heartache for me! A week after I wrote the song, Reba McEntire’s record label flipped out over it. I got a phone

Piracy Made Personal: The Making of “When You Can Fly”

I Googled my album” When You Can Fly” yesterday and then I burst into tears.  Page after page of results were links to  free “file-sharing” sites.  Links to music piracy sites.  Links allowing people to steal the music. As a

Through the Mountains to the Merritt Walk of Stars

I feel like such a globetrotter!  I’ve been from one side of the continent to the other in the past several weeks, but definitely the highlight of my travels was last weekend’s visit to Merritt, B.C. to perform at the

Video Shoot, Radio Tour and a Near Death Experience

When I think about last week’s trip to southern Ontario, I remember it in a series of moments.  Surreal moments, peaceful moments, joyful moments and terrifying ones.  Here are a few of them… Moment #1: Standing on a rooftop in

Hey Canada – Please Help Me Celebrate CD Release Day!

Wow!  It’s finally here!  Tomorrow (Tuesday April 14th) is the day that my official debut CD “When You Can Fly” will be in stores all across Canada. Through all the years of slogging it out in the music business, I

Listening to “When You Can Fly”

A couple of days ago, Sony/ATV publishing (where I work as a staff songwriter here in Nashville) threw a “Listening Party” for my “When You Can Fly” CD, which is pending release to stores across Canada on April 14th.  It

Radio Tour Whirlwind!

I’m sitting here on the couch at my sister’s house in Toronto right now, completely wiped out.  My feet hurt, my eyes are heavy, I’ve put about 500 miles on the rental car and 500 more on my guitar in

“The Wheel” Hits the Airwaves

My cell phone rang Wednesday morning, and my heart just about jumped out of my chest when I picked it up.  My cousin Barb was shouting on the other end of the line “It’s your song!  They’re playing your song

Getting Ready to Fly

It’s 2:30am and I’m rubbing my red eyes. They feel square from staring at the computer screen in my home studio, doing the slow, painstaking work of editing background vocals. I’ve been up since 7am yesterday, and tomorrow will be

Brand Spankin’ New Site, Brand Spankin’ New CD, and Brand Spankin’ New Songs!!!

Hi everybody! My website has been closed for re-construction for a few months, so I haven’t been keeping up with my blog entries as much as I’d like to. But I’m very excited to have it back up and running! 

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