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2017 Bobby James Awards | FAN-VOTED POLLS

It is the time. Make YOUR VOICE count. VOTE in the fan-voted categories of the 2017 Bobby James Awards! Voting ends at 11:00 p.m. CST on Monday, January 8, 2018! Pay extra close attention, for the FIRST TIME EVER, I’m allowing MULTIPLE selections (vote for up to 3 in each category)! Have fun. TELEVISION CATEGORIES […]

The Making of “Matumaini”

Greetings. It seems like just yesterday I was presenting a Christmas card, and telling you the story behind these little pieces of my heart. Last year, I presented “Fluff and Hum: A Fireside Miracle,” a card forged by fate that carried a great deal of emotion. Before I present Matumaini (pronounced: ma-too-my-eenie), I’d like to share a bit […]

5 Nov 2016 | Dear Hillary,

On 5 November 2016, I was filled with hope and enthusiasm for the days ahead. I was certain that on November 8, we’d be electing Hillary Clinton to be the next President of the United States – and our nation’s first woman president. I baked cookies resembling Hillary’s campaign logo and sent a letter, along with […]

A Statement and 67 Quotes in defiance of Trump and his supporters, and for Hope

I wanted to collect and share with you the quotes I’ve pulled from music, television or film since the election. These quotes represent my sentiments toward Donald Trump, and they represent my willingness and commitment to defend human rights, the environment and civil liberties. But first… A Brief Statement on Donald Trump Donald Trump is […]

The Making of “Fluff & Hum, a Fireside Miracle”

Six years ago, my original Christmas stories began with Hubble, a penguin who wished he could fly. In the years that followed, I gave you Candy Cane (the striped giraffe in search of a friend), Piph (pronounced “Piff,” a snow-white elephant in search of belonging), Toff and Tot (the flamingos that found love in one […]

I’m Still with Her | My Pledge to You

FRUSTRATION I strongly opposed Trump – and repeatedly denounced his candidacy, his campaign, his rhetoric and his platform of hate. I compared his ideas about immigration, the “inner cities” and his proposed ban of all Muslims to the intolerance of Vladimir Putin, and the anti-Semitism of Adolf Hitler. I denounced his selection of Mike Pence as a vice […]

I’m with Her | A Final Comment

I proudly stand with, and today cast my ballot for, Hillary Clinton. I have been waiting for this moment for nearly a decade. We are on the brink of something extraordinary. We will write the next chapter in our nation’s rich and storied history together. Hillary will become our 45th President of the United States, and it has been my […]