"Glad to see you back in the studio. And recovering"
Followed by his response:
"I live in southwest. Ms and have loved your work for years. Pls keep creating"
Very early one morning a few days ago I was awake in a hotel room in Montana's largest "city." Shades drawn. Fiancé sleeping. A flock of birds began singing right outside our window. No trees. Dead winter. Just an early morning bird party full of song. I smiled at the gift; an unexpected love-note from Momma Nature.
Much like the bird party - notes of encouragement from fans fill me with warm fuzzies and a sense of connection in a profoundly solitary profession. Simple chirpy thoughts offer lightness for my heart and a spring to my step along a road that is often dark, challenging and long...