May We Dance Upon Their Graves

Incest Survivors, Spirituality and Ceremonies of Justice – the story of a woman living a rich, fulfilling life while waiting to dance on her sociopath father's grave.

Grief and Fierce Self-Love


So, things are still rough with my wife. I was at a practice for the choir I sing with and during the vocal warm up for freaking sake I started … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · 8 Comments

‘Mother’s day’ song for mother complicit in child abuse


I did end up writing a song,. about the hypocrisy of my mother expecting me to celebrate mother’s day, to give her her motherly due, when she was an accessory … Continue reading

August 6, 2011 · 7 Comments

Persevererence & Change2Mind video


I did do my practice yesterday, and got a little farther into exercising my voice. I seem to do it best when my wife is around. She came home from … Continue reading

October 28, 2009 · 3 Comments

Perseverence Practice – Voice Day 3


Well, I’ve managed to practice voice for two days now. Mostly I just did the physical stretches and some warm up vocalizations, not the actual practice, but I’m figuring out … Continue reading

October 22, 2009 · 1 Comment

My Older Brother


A few weeks back I called my older brother, and left a phone message. I want to talk to him about some stuff to do with my father dying and … Continue reading

June 9, 2009 · 6 Comments

Another great survivor-encouraging song


Check out this great post by survivor Faith Allen on Miley Cyrus’s song “The climb”.

June 4, 2009 · 1 Comment

Why a sinus infection is a gift from the Goddess


Okay, now you probably think I’m nuts, but it is. About ten years ago, I was accepted to the music program at a community college.  The director of the program … Continue reading

May 2, 2009 · 1 Comment

Back in the saddle


I’ve been getting weekly massages and had one today. It’s amazing how nice and unusual being more relaxed than usual is. Last night I made some good progress on writing … Continue reading

April 28, 2009 · 1 Comment

Songs to dance on an abusers grave to


The concept of dancing on your abusers’ grave seems to have some resonance for survivors I’ve talked to. Not all of us are of Scottish heritage, or even interested in … Continue reading

April 13, 2009 · 8 Comments

One’s own nature


I made music last night with a guitarist I’m now working with. We worked on some covers and one original song from each of us. I brought my most successful … Continue reading

April 8, 2009 · Leave a comment

Unhiding continued


So I didn’t go and make music this week. The sore throat won. However I did compile a bunch of lyrics and listen to a lot of songs that my … Continue reading

April 2, 2009 · 6 Comments

In a cold and northern town


[A song in progress – celtic/folk story ballad feel. Key of D major] In a cold and northern town, the days are short and the nights are long A little … Continue reading

March 26, 2009 · 8 Comments

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