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Suspended animation

What crazy times we live in.  I've been hibernating, as we have been asked to do.  Still playing music - lots of writing for sure.  Writing songs about living in this COVID time, being together, but alone.  Songs about having…

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2020 update - well, hello there!

Oooooohhhh... too long since my last post.  Lots going on, things are happening (geez, it's quite hard typing with my cat, Yady, in my lap....) Lots of new songs coming - finally.  Part of this is thanks to IanTamblyn and…

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Julien Dionne Comedy Hour Interview

A while back, Julien Dionne interviewed me for this Comedy Hour Podcast. What a great time we had! I can't believe that I haven't posted that interview until now!  Julien is great - funny, engaging and gets you talking. Take…

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long time no see!

Dang, it's been a while! Hello!

Seems I've been busy and neglected both you and this website.  And the bots are taking over! 

Anyways, I've been working my day job and writing songs.  Last fall Ian Tamblyn did…

Happy Birthday Section 35!!

Last week was the 35th Anniversary of Canada's Charter of Rights and of section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982. Section 35 recognizes and affirms existing Aboriginal rights, that is, the rights of the Indian, Inuit and Metis peoples of…

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Download of "Catch Me if You Can" available soon!

Hi everyone,

I would like to let you know that "Catch Me if You Can" should be available for download in the next few days. It was delayed due to technical difficulties - mainly my ineptitude and impatience.  Sometimes these…
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My Street 

Hi! Happy 2017!

Want to listen to a song?  It is called "My Street".  I wrote it after one of Jim Bryson's shows.  I had always thought that my songs were somewhat depressing.  Jim's are not.  His shows are super…
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Adrift 

This song is called "Adrift". It came about a few years back when my husband, Jamie Ferguson, sent me some lyrics.  Within about 20 minutes I had put those lyrics to music, put down a melody, along with three part…
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Only Assholes Get the Blues 

Well, the CD release is tomorrow and I wanted to post one final song.  It is called "Only Assholes Get the Blues". I wrote it for Patti Smith. Yes, the Patti Smith.  And, I also wrote it for my niece…
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Lament of the Caribou 

Only two more sleeps until the big show!  Rehearsal last night sounded good and we are ready to play.  Now, just some last minute items, including getting people to come out to the show.  On that note, Mary Fahey of…
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Living Room 

Countdown until the show - only 5 more days!  We are squeezing in a few more rehearsals, that last of which happened in my living room. But, that's not what this song is about. In fact, this song isn't really…
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Chandail 

I live in the "Outaouais" in the province of Quebec.  The official language of Quebec is French.  But in Wakefield many people speak English.  They can switch back and forth between French and English with ease - sometimes in the…