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  • My New Book:  “Lavender Hair” –  my breast cancer journey

    My New Book: “Lavender Hair” – my breast cancer journey

    My new book, “Lavender Hair,” is similar to the late great Christopher Hitchens book, “Mortality,” in that we wish we would have lived healthier lifestyles, cancer is boring, pain pills are fabulous, and death feels closer when you’re on a chemo drip. We disagree on whether or not there is a God waiting to meet us face to face when we die. Hitchens believes there is no God. I believe there is a God who cares, loves us individually, and […]

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  • My Daughter’s First Published Book! –  “The Weekly Prayer Project” !

    My Daughter’s First Published Book! – “The Weekly Prayer Project” !

    I’m so proud of my daughter Scarlet whose first book is being published and available July 4! And, it’s a book about God! How awesome! It was brought to the attention of Harper Collins by a beautiful woman named Katie, that a Pasadena-born, NY/Miami-raised, Tennessee stay-at-home mom, who was named after a color in the Bible, Scarlet, and after the romantic lead in Gone With the Wind, was writing a blog – link here. Harper Collins then assigned Scarlet Hiltibidal […]

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  • The Birdie Singer Show! Episode 5 !!

    The Birdie Singer Show! Episode 5 !!

    Thanks to Gordon Kennedy, The Bluebird, Doug Allen, Mary Lynn O’Neal, Cool Springs Brewery, Judy Heinecke, Mom, Melissa Crain, Patty Senger, and Paul for contributing their talents to this episode! Birdie is still trying to make it to the Grand Ol’ Opry stage with her original ukulele songs. Episode 6 is coming soon. Birdie Singer visits Franklin Guitar and Repair to get her ukulele fixed! In Episode 4, Birdie gets her Mom signed with Talent Trek Agency! Mom becomes an […]

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  • “There’s A Capitalist Living in the White House”!!

    “There’s A Capitalist Living in the White House”!!

    Thanks to Becky Best and Luke Best for filming and editing and for doing it all in one day. Thanks to Matt Dentino for guitar and Paul Wessel for piano. (Paul did not want to be on camera.?!)

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  • “The Birdie Singer Show” !!

    “The Birdie Singer Show” !!

    Episode One Episode Two

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  • “It’s a Broken World, Baby!” (new music video!)

    “It’s a Broken World, Baby!” (new music video!)

    Thanks to Becky Best for her wonderful cinematography and editing skills, and to Melissa Crain for the gorgeous set, and the adorable animals! (*There was no harm done to animals during the filming of this video, they were like that when we got there!) This song was inspired by my recent cancer journey. I started thinking about all the broken things in this world and how “the fall” in the Garden of Eden ruined the whole beautiful creation. The 2nd […]

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  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month (Original Music Video: “Lavender Hair”)

    Breast Cancer Awareness Month (Original Music Video: “Lavender Hair”)

    Filmed by the wonderful Gabe McCauley of Lil Dragon Productions, with assistance by Mandy and Dr. Therin. A song I wrote about losing my hair during chemo in my breast cancer fight this year. All my treatments are done now and I feel great and my hair is growing back – GRAY ?! (Paul & I, Oct. 2016, Gabe’s Porch, Columbia, TN) —- (Paul and I Oct. 1977, Furman U.,Greenville, SC) (Paul and I, November, 2015, Beginning of Cancer Journey, […]

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  • Holding a Handstand for Brenda!

    Holding a Handstand for Brenda!

    Please watch this short video and my 57 year old handstand!! and then donate at this link. WHERE TO GIVE? Link HERE.

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  • Song Writing Camp!

    Song Writing Camp!

    I highly recommend Justin Peter’s (Songsfortheplanet.com) Songwriting Camp! It was my first time and I loved it! I usually write alone. We came up with over 25 songs. We were at a beach house in Wilmington, NC. Most of us were strangers but now best friends for life.

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  • Last Cancer Treatment Today!

    Last Cancer Treatment Today!

    A BIG Thank you to all the doctors, nurses and technicians whose loving care, kindness and beautiful faces and hearts I’ll never forget! I asked the sweetheart technicians if I could take a photo with them. As I was leaving, Vicki the awesome nurse handed me my Certification of Completion of Radiation. I started to cry. She said, “You deserve to cry, you’ve been through a lot. Some people even have their friends and family with balloons in the lobby […]

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  • Eric Metaxas: “Whatever happened to “Virtue”?”

    Eric Metaxas: “Whatever happened to “Virtue”?”

    Eric Metaxas, author of “Bonhoeffer” and a new book, “If You Can Keep It,” is urging Christians to get involved – or they will lose their freedom, they will lose their country…the name “America” may stay, but there will be nothing inside. He said America is not an ethnic group but an idea – “self-government.” It had never been done before in history, not even the Greeks (Eric is Greek)… who had little city-states. Eric said that all of our […]

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  • Finished Chemo Today! Start Movie Tomorrow!

    Finished Chemo Today! Start Movie Tomorrow!

    Today, May 9, 2016 – finished the prescribed chemotherapy for breast cancer treatments – Jan. 2016 to May 2016 – 4 rounds of Red Devil and other one (I always forget the name) that knocked me down, then 12 rounds of Taxol which wasn’t too bad…I can’t wait until my hair grows back. Very excited to be starting a new movie role tomorrow in my month off before six weeks of radiation begins. The movie is “Andy’s Rainbow” and I […]

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