March has decided to enter this year as a lion. The
snow has freshly fallen today and the winds are roaring fiercely
threatening outside my windows. I'm watching the birds trying
so hard to fly in these rough winds, being blown around and
yet trying again and again to make it to the food that I have
left for them. They are resiliant. Their wings fluttering in
reds and blacks sillouetted against the white background of
the snow. They are blown away by harsh winds, but don't give
up. They keep trying... once again. We can learn something from
It has taken awhile to get back into writing to you all. I
was away on tour last month in Las Vegas and California.
What a brilliant time we had! The new friends we met, the garb,
the dancing and singing... Thank you west coast for welcoming
us with open arms! For reviews of some of the shows see www.blackmoresnight.com.
Thank you to Paul Parks for the photos!
One of the new fans that we had the pleasure of meeting was
the legendary and unbeliveably talented Ms
Bea Arthur. You may know her from Maude or the Golden Girls
television shows. She was gracious enough to come backstage
after the show and it was such a pleasure to meet her and her
son Matt and his friends. We actually recently went to see her
perform her one woman show in Nyack and she brought tears to
our eyes with her emotional renditions of songs she had chosen.
Then her comedy had us laughing...bringing more tears! If you
get the chance to see her show, you shouldn't miss the opportunity.
She brings honesty back to the stage...
We returned home from the west coast and went straight to work!
Hopscotch, Romper and our new addition Sherbert (the Betta fish,
given to us by the Sisters of the Moon for the holidays) were
awaiting our return. Actually, Hopper has taken it upon himself
to babysit Sherbert when we leave the house. He sits with his
nose against the glass for hours! It's nice to see friends made
from totally different backgrounds... One of air, one of sea
and yet they share an unspoken
communication. Something else to be learned...
I do have a bit of bad news...When I returned home I turned
on my computer to answer your Between Us questions for the month.
Since I can only answer 5 a month I had so many backlogged that
I was saving to answer...Amazing letters, inspirational and
inquisitive...from all over the world. And as I prepared to
answer you...my computer had some fatal errors. I tried for
weeks to understand and finally wound up having to reinstall
everything. The sad part is that all of the emails sent to me
from before February have been lost...I was so upset... till
I realized that although they are not in my computers memory
anymore...they will always be in my memory. And although I may
not have the names and the specific letters, I remember the
sentiments and the spirit of all of them. So, don't think that
I was not answering you...and know that your letters have touched
me. If you wish to resend, if you haven't ben answered, please
do...I will be waiting...
For now the new answers for March are on our Between
We have added new art to the Reflections page under Dreamers...
Thank you for for sharing your creativity with me!
We also have quite a few projects in the works...more on those
as the visions become clearer.
Tourdates are being confirmed for this year and we are getting
even closer to finishing the DVD...finally!!
We have also just completed a few interviews for the following
magazines which will be out soon. Blackmoresnight.com
will have specific information as it becomes available on these:
Live Magazine (California, USA), Gitarre and Bass (Germany),
Goldmine (USA), and Faerie
I am returning to the studio now...we are on our 3rd song already!
I think you will be pleased...
Love and light,