Inauguration event #2: Inaugural Ball

Monday, January 21st, 2013 by

We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths – that all of us are created equal – is the star that guides us still; just as it guided our forebears through Seneca Falls, and Selma, and Stonewall; just as it guided all those men and women,...→ Read More

Inauguration event #1: Candlelight Celebration

Monday, January 21st, 2013 by

We arrived at the venue after a circuitous 50 minute drive thru unrelenting traffic, passed through several security stations and finally ended up in a corridor heading to our holding area. I had decided to wait until I got to the venue to do my make up, and after...→ Read More

Sound checks

Sunday, January 20th, 2013 by

12:30pm We just finished the first of 2 sound checks. I’m so thrilled! This is going to be a great day! The weather in DC is mild, the sun in shining, and I’m smiling! 3:45pm Just finished the second sound check. Tonight we play for a private event –...→ Read More

Martin Luther King Day and the 57th Inauguration

Saturday, January 19th, 2013 by

Hello friends, On this Martin Luther King Day and Inaugural weekend, I hope that you hold in mind one of Dr. King’s quotes: Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that… I hold a vision of peace...→ Read More