music

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! and Ivy Loves Christmas Songs…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, evvveryyy whereee you gooooo… I love Christmas unabashedly.  I know all the verses to all the songs (benefits of growing up in 4 different singing groups LOL), I love the peace of snowy winter (ahem, Montana? get on that, please?), I love listening to Christmas music and…

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cello is good for my soul…and my chronic illness

My hands are getting stronger!  I was able to play my cello for hours tonight, it was glorious! I have extensive hand injuries, several destroyed ligaments, EDS making the ligaments too lose, and permanent joint scaring. When I take on a new hand-oriented thing (like rowing or cello) I have to go verrrry slowly, with…

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deep cello rambling

In my most recent blog post, I lead with a photo of a cello. A couple of photos of a cello actually LOL  As I noted, it had been quite a long time since I had last played – life had happened, cello fell out of my brain and it was…just something from my past….

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hello and cello!

  Hello blog! Well, it appears I’ve got JewelWing.net up and running!  Almost mostly!  I do stil really loathe the WP CMS, but at least I found something that I can work with – and that has music players and podcast players when I want them, and allows for embedding from other audiobook/podcast/music streaming sources…

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Over Jordan….or why I bombed my entire website and rebuilt it in 2 days

Ivy On her Own by Ivy Tara Blair   When I decided to do a short run of podcasts to see how that format worked for me, I knew I’d need intro/outro music for it…. music that reflected the ‘unvarnished first-take’ quality that was the theme of the whole ‘Ivy Reads’ podcast.  And then suddenly,…

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