After my Mentor, Ralph E. Grimes, got me rolling with my art and learning about The Arts, he often mentioned my rapid progress. Each week we would meet, listen to classical or jazz music, discuss the problems encountered and work out handlings. After a while of doing this, Ralph bade farewell at the end of each meeting with “Sail on Silver Girl.”
I’m going to share with you an action, or a series of actions, that I did a few years ago that brought me some recognition, success, and friendships with regards to my music.
Back in 2007 there wasn’t much happening for me music-wise. I was getting over the death of my father and hadn’t really focused on much to do with my music.
“Brilliantly life-affirming! I haven’t read anything like this since ‘Jonathan Livingston Seagull!’” – Holley Stewart, Life Coach
Michael Graves is the real deal. He takes us into the poetic and philosophic life, good literature, and full relationships with gusto. He engages us thoroughly,
Do you ever listen to the sounds around you? I mean, really listen? For example, when someone speaks, “replay” their last few words back in your mind. Do you hear a melody?
Do you ever listen to the hum of a refrigerator and try to match the musical pitch? Have you then tried to harmonize with that hum?
My musical journey started when I was around the age of three, I guess. My grandfather had an old out-of-tune upright piano in the spare room at my grandparent’s house, where I’d spend hours hammering the keys and generally making a racket. I loved the sound that it made. I have never figured out why until recently,
Whenever I create a new Dreamscape, I post it on my Facebook page asking for feedback and name suggestions. I believe in 2019 I received the best feedback and the most wonderful acknowledgements – EVER! I’d like to share some here:
“Great colors!” LH
“This is my favorite so far!
I’m a multi-talented artist with the purpose of inspiring others. The inspiration can come in many forms such as create, attain goals, belief that dreams can be accomplished and more.
Because of putting my art out there where people can see it in place such as on Facebook, I’ve not only had people comment about being inspired but also have had people walk up to me and let me know that I inspired them.