Feeling Blue, Loving Linus and Laundry Day.

I have always really loved Sally Brown. The girl’s got sass, she wears her heart on her sleeve,   the great Kristen Chenoweth played her in a musical and she can rock some tennis shoes with a dress. HELLO! Sign me up, please! In all realities, I am entirely Sally Brown. I am a big ball… Continue reading Feeling Blue, Loving Linus and Laundry Day.

Dear Able Bodied Women, Please, Stop Letting Your Boyfriend Hit On Me.

Hello Ladies, I know we don’t talk often but, I think at this point in the evening as the party’s winding down we should. I’ve been fighting off men with sticks tonight! Let’s face facts, this dress hits in all of the right places, the music’s good and the cute bartender keeps smiling at me.… Continue reading Dear Able Bodied Women, Please, Stop Letting Your Boyfriend Hit On Me.

Music Monday! with Ryan Argast of Marina City

Hello, sweet friends! How are you? Are you happy, healthy and feeling well loved? I certainly do hope so!  I just made a fresh pot of coffee, so, help yourselves and we’ll snuggle up and chat on this rainy Tuesday morning! Now, I know what you’re thinking…”Laura, this is a Music Monday series”. Yeah, I… Continue reading Music Monday! with Ryan Argast of Marina City

An Open Letter to My Touring Musician Ex-Boyfriend

My Dear One, You may still be the best thing that ever happened to me. I want you to hear that and know that I still feel the impact of your existence on mine every day. I don’t intend to minimize you. There’s no real way of doing that. You are charisma incarnate. You are… Continue reading An Open Letter to My Touring Musician Ex-Boyfriend

I Walked Away from Making Music. I’d Probably Do It Again.

If you find yourself in Central Illinois on a Sunday morning and walk into a tiny, red brick, small town church you might see me there. Most likely barefoot, definitely dancing and sometimes, holding a microphone. I have loved music for my entire life and leading worship is something brings my heart so much joy.… Continue reading I Walked Away from Making Music. I’d Probably Do It Again.