Mangle the Tango

I'm in the process of raising funds to record my first studio album in over two decades.  I've got all the songs, the producer, engineer, studio, players and special guests all lined up.  There's only one thing I don't have…
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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to everyone near and far.   I am grateful for each of you and wish you a wonderful holiday with friends and family.

Pam

Zenith

What a thrill to perform with Noel Paul Stookey recently on a California summer evening to raise awareness and funds for a local food bank.
He is a lifelong role model and friend.  We co-wrote and recorded "Lullaby Prayer" that…
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The Compassion Bench

After burgers at the Black Bear restaurant around the corner from U.C. Davis, my friend,  Steve Streeter, enthusiastically urged "Oh, I've got to show you the #CompassionBench! Let's go, it's just a couple of blocks away."   As we walked,  he…
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ZERO VISIBILITY

Zero visibility.   Snow Storm - Looking out the window of my flight heading back to Nashville - only seeing white.  I've spent 2.5 months,  in 7 cities, 4 states meeting hundreds of people during "open enrollment" helping them sign up…
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Everything is Broken

This morning within a two minute period of time,  I spilled espresso on my bed; my computer charger died; and I received an email from Kyle Lehning,  husband of a woman I greatly admired, delivering the news that she recently…
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Fermenting in a Fertilized Creative Hot Bed

I ferment in the fertilized creative hot bed of who I've become.  I tell myself  " There's a lot more to be done in a short amount of time so get moving!" and then I turn to my CREATOR and…
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Pam Mark Hall's Top 100 List of "MORE and LESS"

  1. More do - Less talk
  2. More God - Less religion
  3. More faith - Less* guns
  4. More polar bears - Less* pole dancers
  5. More imagination - Less* pants on the ground
  6. More wise kids - Less* widgets
  7. More recycling - Less*…
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"Quilted Icon"

Seth Godin's business blog post, "I Quilt", reminds me of my grandmother, Cora Bess Campbell, and the patchwork quilts she made for all her grandchildren.

The youngest of twelve, born and raised on an Arkansas farm, Cora Bess Yingst…
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Sex Appeal for the Cause

Mary Travers gave “If I Had a Hammer” sex appeal with her silky, swanky, swinging blond hair – those amazing Cleopatra eyes; and that expressive mouth and gravelly voice. It seems to me that her sex appeal helped deliver the…