Her answer really reminded me of what music means to me and why every day I work hard with a whole team to make this dream come alive for kids all over the country.
I don't know about you, but the idea of attending a fashion show much less Fashion Week in NYC, makes me start to look for a rafter from which I can hang myself. This would be my worst case scenario:
The piece stands 14 feet and is 8 feet in diameter. It consists of 378 individual, kernel-like pieces that were made over a three-year period that I called The Maize Project.
With all supporting artists playing two or three SRV songs, this concert was a great cross-section of different artists and different styles interpreting Stevie Ray's music.
To celebrate the premiere of One Direction's documentary This Is Us, let's take a journey through boy band history and pick the 10 best groups in the genre. Who will come out on top? Backstreet Boys? 'N Sync? New Kids on the Block? The Velvet Underground?
Whether it's Kim, Kate, or Drew, why not admire them for their courage to bear children under scrutiny and do it so beautifully? When it comes to the rest of us, remember that there is no such thing as a 'one size fits all' path toward motherhood.
I realize that by continually contributing to the uncalled-for public discourse surrounding Jessica Simpson's appearance, I'm arguably just feeding the image-focused fire. And yet, I can't keep my fingers off the keyboard every time the star makes headlines for all the wrong reasons.
It's great that women feel more comfortable documenting their pregnancies. For my generation, photographic evidence of our pregnant mothers were relegated to a snap from a baby shower or candid at a picnic. Then again, those photos ended up in albums, not splashed across websites.
When we're all preoccupied with achieving the perfect body (or getting our body back) or waxing ourselves hairless or learning how to create this season's smoky eye, who has the energy to deal with stuff that matters? Who has the time to remember there is stuff that matters?
It's become increasingly difficult to sidestep the seemingly endless amount of postpartum-body negativity.
Every April for the last 35 years, guitar maniacs, whether they can play or not, make their way to Dallas, Texas for the annual Dallas International Guitar Festival.
Welcome to motherhood, Jessica! You'll want to cry from happiness and tear your hair out with frustration on the very same day.
Use the internet, spread the word, word of mouth. But in the long run, that's what it all comes down to, you have to play live. You never know who's going to be in that audience who knows somebody else, who knows somebody else, and one thing leads to another. You have to open up to that.
With mommy raking it in, it's clear that little baby Maxwell wasn't born with a silver spoon in her mouth -- she was born with a platinum one!
She glowed, as you're supposed to in that state and, yeah, sure, she put on about 50 to 60 pounds, but so freakin' what? my comparing her to an elephant has nothing to do with her size, but rather how long she was actually pregnant.