Columbia CD Travels to the ISS!

Surprise, surprise! Thanks to NASA astronaut Clay Anderson, my Columbia CD apparently took a little trip to the International Space Station, via the space shuttle Discovery mission STS-131.

NASA astronaut Clayton Anderson aboard the ISS

NASA astronaut Clayton Anderson aboard the ISS with his floating copy of the “Columbia: We Dare to Dream” CD

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And The Winner Is…

Do you pay attention to the Grammy Awards?  I must confess: I don’t, not especially.  Sure it’s fun to watch the yearly fashion show, and see the lights and glitter and lip-syncing played out… and we chuckle at all the winners’ babble, and then laugh at the commentary about the babble, and then at the commentary about all the commentary!  But, when it comes down to it, frankly, most of the time I’m left with the feeling of where’s the music?  Where’s the real music?
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Vocabulary Words

moon-in-tree

Men flew there, walked on it, came back.

I was pretty young at the time, in elementary school.  And I remember we had these weekly vocabulary tests…ugh, not my favorite thing.  The teacher would give us a new list of words each week, and we had to learn the spelling of each word as well as the definition.  Read More »

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A Gem of a Picture

It is always amazing to me how every individual brings their own unique sparkle to the experience of music.  I mean, you can sit down thirty people in a room, give each of them a sheet of paper and a box of crayons, put on some music for them to hear, and say “Listen closely, and draw what it sounds like…”….  And despite the fact that all hear the exact same music in the same room at the same time, and all have the same colors of crayons, each person comes up with a totally different and precious gem of a picture!  Now, isn’t that kind of remarkable?
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‘MicroGravity’ video trailer

We posted about this video a while back on our news page. Finally we’re able to post the clip for you.

This trailer version is an excerpt from Bill Judge’s film MicroGravity. It was released through his Bodhi Leaf Productions company. This documentary looks at the creation of my Columbia album, focusing on the track entitled Microgravity.

Hope you enjoy it!

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