“Do you believe in life after delivery?” ‘Why, of course. There has to be something after delivery. Maybe we are here to prepare ourselves for what we will be later.’ “Nonsense. There is no life after delivery. What kind of life would that be?” ‘I don’t know, but there will be more light than here. […]

When I was just a little girl…

Want to help me flesh out some specifics from a scene in my newest show? Please respond with what immediately comes to mind when presented with the phrase “Inner Child”. Mine was: Inconvenient asshole.

“I know that love is unconditional. But I also know that it can be unpredictable, unexpected, uncontrollable, unbearable and strangely easy to mistake for loathing” – Neil Gaiman, Stardust

If London is a watercolor, New York is an oil painting.

“For in that city there is neurosis in the air which the inhabitants mistake for energy.” ― Evelyn Waugh The New York subway has its own distinctive scent, like a cocktail of black tar and metal shavings, that I immediately find familiar and comforting every time I retun. You’d think it would mostly smell like […]

Too close to see

Thanks to reviews and interviews from my days, and the feedback you’ve given me over the years, I have a pretty good idea how to describe my original music to people who haven’t heard it. Most of the content of Embodied, though, not so much. How to describe my covers is a task that […]

The Mask

My choreography for my (public, and for charity) performance on the 22nd is basically already written, and basically always was. Though I haven’t had the chance to perform my favorite act very often, I know it like the curve of my own hip. I also know whatever changes I do make, or whatever snafu’s happen […]

Can be irritatingly, painfully hungry, and yet still too picky to choose what to eat. Does that seem right to you?

Namaste, suckers: My Qi Revolution experience

Friday, July 20, 2012: Packing for a 4-day, 36 hour Qigong seminar at the Tacoma Convention center. I am not bringing a laptop. Recently, along with about 425 other people, I trekked down to Tacoma to attend “Qi Revolution“, presented by Jeff Primack. The course is $99 and the CEU (continuing education credits, which are […]

You know, I often wonder what the ‘something’ that must be wrong with TJ’s brand food will end up being. Because really, it’s affordable, delicious and doesn’t have fake sweetener or HFCS or hydrogenated oils or ingredients I can’t pronounce. It appears to be simple, honest food at a fair price. Seriously, what am I […]