After 3 weeks on the 5:2 Fast diet I haven’t lost a single pound. As a matter of fact, I’ve gained a pound. I was 157 when I started and now I’m 158. That’s f-ed up. Fasting isn’t easy. I wonder what I’m doing wrong. I must be eating too much on my non-fasting days. For...

It takes a lot of courage to share your deepest thoughts and fears and failures on a blog like this. I’ve never really opened myself up to criticism as blatantly as I am here. But I believe that in this world we just don’t get enough connection anymore. We all hide behind the projected perfect...

“So you’re starving yourself today?” That’s the encouragement I get from my husband when he realized that the breakfast I just made is only for him. That’s because I recently turned 40, and since I was up to a ridiculous 157 lbs, I decided that it was time for a serious lifestyle change. Here's my "before" pics...

A lot of people have asked me how in the world I left a lucrative 6-figure engineering career to be a full-time working musician. Well, it was hard and a lot of work, but with the proper planning, I was able to make it happen and eventually make even more money as a musician than...

This weekend was an absolute BLAST playing with my band Bohemian Insurgence!!  We had a fun string of gigs starting Friday at Tempe Center for the Arts, then Saturday at the Tempe Festival of the Arts for a mid-day set.  We closed out the evening headlining the Maricopa Salsa Festival. Stay tuned for the latest footage!...

I was Working on making new percussion instruments out of seeds from the Texas Laurel tree and got tired of drilling holes in the seeds and wanted to make a break.  I ended up getting out my DSLR camera and opened up DragonFrame and started to play around with animating the seeds.  One particular seed...

Jorge and I decided a couple years ago that we wanted to get into stop motion animation but neither of us had any idea where to begin.  We bought some software (Dragonframe) and he started trying to make a puppet.  We didn't talk much about it - kinda kept it on the DL. We went through...

I think it's safe to say I have recovered from surgery - at least mentally. My brain this morning was right back into thinking about a zillion things...