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I'm an Oakland jazz salsa singer-songwriter, fluent in a few languages thanks to my itinerant childhood. Since 2004 I've done more than a dozen studio recordings for my own & other bands. In 2010, I sang on the Grammy-nominated Bien! Bien! In 2011, I made a fan-funded CD, and in 2012 my singing/songwriting was on Pacific Mambo Orchestra's debut CD. In 2013, we won a Grammy!

Posts tagged "life"
In which I take a ferry and discover time is the great equalizer

In which I take a ferry and discover time is the great equalizer

Sometimes I forget how much freedom I have to do whatever I want and enjoy this beautiful place I live in. Take today. I had been invited to the annual gathering of people who used to work at Miller Freeman, the company where I had my first (and last) job, for 10 years, as a...
10 Decluttering Tips from The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

10 Decluttering Tips from The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

  Here’s a glimpse into my pristine closet after reading “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese art of Decluttering and organizing” by Marie Kondo 10 tips I took away from this great book! 1. Love it or lose it! 2. Go by category, not by room 3. Choose what to keep, not what...
Why I left Facebook to find the fractal side of life

Why I left Facebook to find the fractal side of life

I’m afflicted or blessed, depending on your point of view, with the quest for the meaning of life. Maybe it has to do with my moods. I’m always trying to find ways to stay productive and/or keep my head above water. Running long distances makes me happy, but for some reason I procrastinate it (I’ve...
Are you dead or alive?

Are you dead or alive?

I’m tired of “I’m old.” I’ve been feeling old since I left home at 18. I got married at 22, and by the time I was 30 I was a wife and a mom with a house and a career and I felt old. I meet old people all the time. They’re 35, or 23,...