Returning to Hope, with Sherdonna Denholm

September is upon us.  As the crisp air ushers in a new season, we are taking this month to present SongNotes in a different way than we have ever done before. We’re handing over the pen and the microphone to some other talented folks.  With souls as dedicated to beautiful music and heartfelt truth as…

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Bring Some Comfort and Peace to the Anxiousness

Nathan was away last weekend.  The kids and I bought two guinea pigs. I don’t think those statements are related…but they might be, a little.  This has been a week of fighting for joy and making the often difficult choice to pursue quiet and stillness when there are a bajillion things screaming for our attention.  It was good…

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Becoming Visible: a performer learning how to see himself

By Nathan BirdOriginally published August 24, 2019, for patrons. The necklace of fake pearls is donned.  The white gloves have been put on.  It’s a toss-up whether ice cream scoopers or wooden spoons make the best microphones for 2-year-olds’ shows.  It matters not whether the stage is a little step stool or upturned Rubbermaid.  My…

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