Thinking about Probably Trying to Get around to Possibly Coming Back.. Maybe
Monday, September 06, 2010      5 comments

Been away a long, long time. In May I fell off the Sparkwagon, for some strange reason I haven't been able to pinpoint despite endless soul searching. All I know is that one evening I was out with my friends, and felt as if I was just a ... Read more
My Itinerary
Monday, March 15, 2010      5 comments

The band I tour with, "Super Chikan and the Fightin' Cocks", will be playing in Minnesota, Kansas City, MO, Thayer, KS Des Moines, IA this coming week. Below is the itinerary in case there are any Sparkin' blues fans in those areas. This guy (J... Read more
This, Too, Shall Pass
Sunday, February 28, 2010      3 comments

So, a setback in mood gave me pause for concern a couple of days ago... That's it. Pause. In 24 hours time I was back on track. No obsessing: 'OMG, the depression is back.... Here it comes'. No throwing caution to the wind, no self-sabotage... Read more
I'm a Believer
Monday, February 22, 2010      8 comments

Life is good. I am managing to be genuinely happy a majority of the time. This is a first for me. I am down from a Size what-had-to-be-20 (but I wouldn't wear anything but big giant stretchy pants so I'm guessing) to a 14. Every tim... Read more
Ode to a Hungry Coyote
Monday, February 08, 2010      2 comments

I've been a good little Spark-Girl. I read my articles,exercise daily, I've drunk water till I had to catch my kidneys to keep them from floating away and I unabashedly admit I'd probably do almost anything legal if a Sparkpoint is involve... Read more
I've Got This (aka: "is the house rockin', or is it just me?"
Thursday, February 04, 2010      2 comments

Well, Sparkville...... I've been back from the "Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise" since late Saturday night. As some of you may know, I was there with one of the hired bands: that is to say we played 4 shows (an hour and a half each i... Read more
The Little (?) Waistline that Could, or "LaLa vs Jeans in the Ultimate Grudge Match"
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      3 comments

So, I bought these black jeans two weeks ago... beautiful. Studded pockets and a little white thread woven through them, a hint of flair to the leg. At the same time, I bought a pair of grey jeans. Now, mind you, both pairs were a Size 16.... Read more
Welcome to LaLaLand...!
Sunday, January 17, 2010      4 comments

Wow. This is hard - the first Blog Entry (entry, entry....) The pressure is on to be truly profound ( it just me or can you guys hear it too? The bone-chilling sound of my brain cells switching gears in a panic?) Welcome to Lack of Ins... Read more