If I Ever Leave This World Alive – Meeting Flogging Molly

If I ever leave this world alive
I’ll thank for all the things you did in my life
If I ever leave this world alive
I’ll come back down and sit beside your
feet tonight…

Flogging Molly toured in Moncton, NB a few years ago and I had the opportunity to meet them in person. It was most definitely a bucket list dream come true.

“The sun never shines on closed doors” so I interviewed Bob Schmidt on the Flogging Molly tour bus before “floating” off to the concert.

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Tis the Season to Celebrate, Rejoice, and Reflect with Pacific Chorale

Last night, an over-flow of powerful emotions was erected inside of me as I entered the Segerstrom Center for the Arts and took part in the Pacific Chorale’s Christmas concert, Tis the Season! Pacific Chorale’s annual Tis the Season! concert features Pacific Chorale, the Southern California Children’s Chorus, and members of Pacific Symphony in the favorite selections from John Alexander’s years of holiday programs. To celebrate this anniversary year, John Alexander has chosen audience favorites from the last 40 years of Christmas concerts he has conducted, making this year’s concert one that evoked emotion and my fondest memories of Christmas. As I sat in the audience, I was transported back to my childhood and engulfed in the visual and auditory beauty that surrounded me. Continue reading

Gondola Ride – Venetian Resort, Vegas

An authentic gondola ride from a Sicilian at The Venetian, Las Vegas is a truly romantic experience. I only wish I had of recorded his Italian serenade to us. From the soothing sound of water lapping the sides of the gondola to the eloquent singing of the gondolier, we felt as if we had been transported to Italy.

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