Like Mother Like Daughter was my first collaboration with Kim Blanchard Souch and her daughter Sara Sobey. This mother-daughter duo began performing together when Sara was just a young teen. … Continue reading Kim and Sara, the Language of Music
My Brother’s Keeper, an Obama Foundation led initiative to provide mentorship to young men of color, found a special home in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It was an honor to tell … Continue reading The Importance of a Friend
Living too far away to be able to attend their memorial services and life celebrations, this reflection is my way of honouring the lives and my friendship with Janet Heerema and with Lesleigh Turner.
Promises are sweet. As I have grown I have learned to be more judicious with the promises I dole out. Living has shown that promises aren’t to be given out … Continue reading The Promise
I’ve become kind of ‘known’ for my soup. If you’ve been invited to my home, attended a workshop, a dinner meeting, chances are as you walk through the door, you’ve … Continue reading Soup – with a Sprinkling of Nuts!
The ALS fundraising craze is more of a tsunami than a bucket! I have clicked on videos of friends, celebrities, the occasional pet, dunking themselves in bracing cold water to support … Continue reading The Summer of Dunking
In June, I determinedly announced that this was going to be the ‘summer of Louise’. Unexpectedly in my hometown for the long summer months ahead, I was eager to spend … Continue reading Fields of Gold