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SIRENS

Never been a Pearl Jam fan, but SIRENS is a great song for me.on several levels. Like the melody, lyrics, love the drumming, use of piano tone and I love how they subtly represented sirens in the guitar. A song … Continue reading

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In the Moment: A Ponderance

A dear friend and former student wrote tonight about the feeling of always wanting more–moments, chances, discoveries…Unrelated, and started writing my thoughts.  You can view this yearning feeling as a curse or a blessed excitement, and I try to embrace … Continue reading

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Somewhere Only We Know -Today Is All We Have

Love this song by Keane. So much meaning in a simple poem. Why do we make things so hard?  This day, right now, is all we have. It will be gone if we wait for everything and everyone to be … Continue reading

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New Year, New Chance? “THIS TIME”

http://www.DanielleBlanchard.com/ThisTime.mp3 It’s funny how I can take a lyrics and use it to explain my mood, philosophical point, and much more. Tonight I was again pondering my life and all of its extreme positives and pain as we all read … Continue reading

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In Any Key – Christmas Just Ain’t Christmas Without You

http://www.danielleblanchard.com/ChristmasAintChrtistmasWithoutYou.mp3 Around 2000, I was asked to do a cut for charity, and had an impossible deadline to meet.  I gave this song to Mike Strange (just before he started engineering for Eminem) and he laid down the backing tracks. … Continue reading

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It’s Coming on Christmas – A Cappella Bravery

It’s Coming on Christmas – A Cappella Bravery.

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It’s Coming on Christmas – A Cappella Bravery

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http://danielleblanchard.com/River%20-%20A%20Cappella.mp3     circa 2011 A Cappella singing is a brave thing to do.  You can’t hide behind the acoustics and harmonics of an instrumental accompaniment.  To sing a cappella by yourself allows for a certain…

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Vulnerability in the Creative Process A/K/A Make Lemonade

Vulnerability in the Creative Process A/K/A Make Lemonade.

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Fine Silver Repousse Leaf Dichroic Glass Pendant

This pendant that will be exhibited at the UofM Hospital from February -April. Honored to be asked by one of my metalsmithing teachers, Dan Neville. It was a challenge to shape the leaf to hold the glass with leaf veining … Continue reading

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Take Part in the Conversation

The Ecstacy and the Agony of Lyrics. Just part of my sharing on all things creative process. Enjoy and join in conversation if you have an offering.

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