Make love not war

Hippies in the 1960s had the right idea when they came up with the slogan: “Make love, not war.” Music played a key role in their movement. Bob Dylan, “Blowin’ in the wind” (!963) Barry McGuire, “Eve of Destruction” (1965) Edwin Starr, “War! What is it good for? Absolutely nothing!” (recorded in 1969 & released…

I won’t shut up

2017 will be remembered as the year of #metoo, which was started by Tara Burke, an African American woman. Ms. Burke told Ebony magazine she began the #metoo campaign in 2006 to help rape victims in poor and working class African American communities “where rape crisis centers and sexual assault workers weren’t going.” Ms. Burke…


My world is burning. Hurricane force winds combined with years of drought yielded wildfires that are consuming communities. Today, my next door neighbor jumped in the pick up truck to collect his hysterical sister after fire destroyed her home. A veteran fire fighter said in his 30 years on the job, he had “never seen…

Vegan Comfort Food (Ratatouille, Bread & Vegan Vanilla Cake)

I’ll admit vegan isn’t the first thing most people think about when in need of comfort food.  When you’re feeling blue, it’s tempting to reach for processed food filled with unpronounceable additives and preservatives. But in this episode I’m sharing easy, affordable recipes that will console and hopefully put a smile on your face.  (Ratatouille,…


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Free Mama Earth!

Click to listen to a sample of my new song Free Mama Earth.

My Heart Music Video

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