Happy Holidays 2012

Here is your Track Listing for the Happy Holidays 2012 CD! 1.  Preaching The End Of The World — Chris Cornell 2.  Christmas Is Just Around The Corner — Barry Manilow 3.  Ol’ Saint Nicholas — Doris Day 4.  Holly Leaves and Christmas Trees — Elvis Presley 5.  It’s Gonna Be A Cold Cold Christmas — Grant & Forsythe…

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Ode to Happiness

In which a little girl’s pennies in an old man’s top hat brings an Ode to Joy: This makes me so happy I’m close to tears every time I watch it. From YouTube: On the 130th anniversary of the founding of Banco Sabadell we wanted to pay homage to our city by means of the campaign “Som Sabadell” (We…

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Mission: Accomplished (for now)

If you patronize a small business, know someone who owns one, or own one yourself, you were also in a tizzy a few days ago scrambling for votes on the missionsmallbusiness.com website. in a nutshell, Chase and Living Social are giving away $3 million in the form of 12 $250,000 grants for small businesses. I found the link through…

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Music Monday (Fairy Tale Edition)

Every Monday while I’m on book tour for Enchanted, I’m going to share a fun music video that features love, fairy tales, magic, or my inspirations. Today’s song is “Fable” by Robert Miles. Those fans of the 1998 fairy tale classic Ever After may recognize this song from the film’s trailer…but it was lamentably not included in the soundtrack….

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Lunch Money @ CCPL

If you have children and don’t know about the band Lunch Money, you should really get on that. Here’s a video I took of Lunch Money performing “Going to the Library” at the Charleston Public Library on May 30th. It was so awesome to finally see them play LIVE!!

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Music Monday (Fairy Tale Edition)

Every Monday while I’m on book tour for Enchanted, I’m going to share a fun music video that features love, fairy tales, magic, or my inspirations. Today’s song is “Presto” by Rush. Back in the late 80’s, my best friend Casey and I heard a song on the radio with the lyrics: I am made from the dust of…

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Music Monday (Fairy Tale Edition)

Every Monday while I’m on book tour for Enchanted, I’m going to share a fun music video that features love, fairy tales, magic, or my inspirations. Today’s song is, appropriately, “The Frog Prince” by Keane. Several years ago I was looking for a new CD at the HMV in London, and a random woman handed me Keane’s Hopes and…

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Music Monday (Fairy Tale Edition)

Every Monday while I’m on book tour for Enchanted, I’m going to share a fun music video that features love, fairy tales, magic, or my inspirations. Today’s song is “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” by Green Day. People always want to know where an author gets her ideas. I was on the treadmill at the gym one afternoon when this…

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When Life Gives You Boats…

…you should sing about them. Thank you, Adam Ezra Group, for making my day SO MUCH BETTER. See you at the Iota show on Monday! (Everyone’s joining me for my Last Hurrah Party, RIGHT?!?)

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