Magical Penny

The locket I’m wearing in this photo holds a penny that magically appeared on my Dad’s bed when I was sitting next to him in hospice on the morning he passed. I was the only one awake in the room at the time, as Mom slept on the couch to my left and Dad rested in his...

Blue Light Special

In our continued effort to ripple the messages of “Heroes” to help raise awareness and support for MPS, ML, and related rare diseases, Michelle and I shot a video in her bedroom for the forthcoming acoustic duet version of the song. Before the video is...

Just Have Fun With It

In the past six years, I’ve released five full-length music albums of songs I wrote, and my company produced and published. Yet before I opened up to the flow of channeling so many songs through me, I was scared to sing. In fact, I gave a TEDx Talk in 2012 and shared...

Sedona Knows

I’ve kept most of it inside, seldom sharing details. I’ve taken too many daggers out of my back. I’ve had to fight way too hard for what was rightfully mine from the first place. I cared for others and didn’t grieve my own losses until I was maxed to capacity. And,...

This is What You See

This is what you see. But behind every show there are about 300 details being handled before we get on stage. And behind most songs there’s a songwriter who’s working through their most personal stuff, channeled through lyrics and music. And if they’re a performing...

Burning Cinnamon Rolls

What does a mama bear do the morning after rocking the stage with her Kathryn Cloward and The Royals band? Make her son and his buddy cinnamon rolls as they requested. And what’s the first thing her son says when the pastries are baked, “Mama, did you burn them again...