What Diabetes Taught Me As A Creative Person

More than 30 years ago, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (it used to be called juvenile diabetes; I wasn't a juvenile when I got it, though). It's been a challenge and a teacher.
Here's some of what…

the poem "Genesis" by Lisa B (Lisa Bernstein)

"Genesis" appeared in Caliban Online #4 (2o11). The online Caliban is a resurrected version of Larry Smith's imaginative hard-copy Caliban magazine of the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s. It in many ways was a successor to kayak, the groundbreaking…

poem "The Yoke" by Lisa B (Lisa Bernstein)

Most of the poems in my current unpublished poetry manuscript, "The Rhythm of Forgiveness," have been published separately, in literary magazines or other types of periodicals. I've been wanting to start posting these poems here.

In this Biblical season,…

Mind-Body-Spirit Tools for Singers Comes to San Francisco! 2/1/15

The Complete Singer: Spiritual, Technical, and Practical Tools to Help You Realize Your Musical Dreams

Vocalist-educator Daria and I are excited to bring our workshop on mind-body-spirit tools for singers to San Francisco after the enthusiastic response it received

"Our House" composed by Graham Nash

One of my favorite songs to perform is "Our House." It feels like a very October tune. The windows are still "illuminated by the sunshine" (at least here in California) but we're drawn indoors to start "staring at the…

"You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To"

Here's a video (for lack of a better term, as it includes just a single photo) of my version of Cole Porter's great song "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To." I do it as a bossa. The…