And, I’m Back.

Wow, can’t believe it’s been almost a year since my last entry, and much has changed since: celebrated another birthday; attended a few more concerts (Glass Animals, Kid Cudi, Daughter, Bondax and Hermitude to name a few) big surprise, I know; moved back into the city; received a promotion at work; improved my crow pose to tripod headstand. Life, well, has been…generous yet challenging and moving at one hellah speed. Continue reading

LWKY is more my style

By now, some of you have realized that music is clearly near and dear to my heart. My new job—loving by the way—has changed my schedule not leaving me with much time to write…and honestly when I get home at 7 p.m. or so the last thing I want to touch is a keyboard. But alas, you have to make time for things you love, am I right? or am I right? Continue reading

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Struttin’ in Stilettos to the Beat of Her Own Drum

originally written for Lawndale Bilingual Newspaper, 7/31/14

“You can’t plan everything,” explained singer, drummer and percussionist Sheila Escovedo or better known as Sheila “E”. And if you would have told her she would make collaborations with some of the greatest musical talent from around the world including Gloria Estefan, Carlos Santana, Marvin Gaye and Diana Ross she would have told you, you were crazy.  A California native, music quickly became an outlet of creative expression and escape. Continue reading