A song a day is cheaper than therapy. Please find my musings for 365 days in attempt to make one really good record.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010


i have 30 seconds of internet.

Friends, I'll be back with all the songs on Friday! I'm in the woods with no internet! :) I've been writing them though and will put them all up then.



Saturday, August 28, 2010

Song 322

to everyone moving right now.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Song 320

Thanks for visiting "a song a day "

45 days left. Yikes.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Monday, August 23, 2010

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Song 315

Saying song 315- 50 days left made me really sad today.

This song might be a tad melancholy. But, I promise its a happy song.

I'm going back to the land of environmental allergies and underground tunnels tomorrow. Toronto.

I do love Toronto, and after being in Halifax for 3 days I miss Toronto. But I love Nova Scotia. I love all our trees and trips across the harbor. I could never pick. Like relationships, I have problems settling.

For now, to deal with the woes of again packing up for a few days- some wild blueberries to cure my anxiety.

Thanks for checking out A Song A Day



Friday, August 20, 2010

Song 314

this song was inspired by some mending I had to do on one of my dresses... It got me thinking that the mending job is (like cooking) only as good as the quality of ingredients you allow it. Which, me being such an expert in the world of relationships. I applied that logic to this.

So dear future husband, I'll sew you a suite and a wonderful relationship to match... maybe.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Song 313

Here is song 313.

Apparently I'm allergic to Toronto and I have environmental allergies. And thus my throat feels like a pool of fire. I would assume this pool would be made of gasoline and not water to make it more effective.

I grew up in New Glasgow- Which unfortunately was a hot bed for industry but there are enough open spaces that you can escape the pulp, tire, and steal mills.

My favorite activity when I was younger was going out to my great aunt Lil and Uncle Gilberts place and running through their huge land with their beautiful old sheep dog, feeding the goats, blueberry picking, and pulling everything that had leaves out of their garden.

I always hope that some day I'll be able to move to a country and have a spot like that.

This song is nothing about that, this was just a reflection on the fact that currently my day planner tells me where to go and my body is telling me that might not be such a good idea.

The song is about having your back up for good reason after too many burns.

Thanks again for checking out "A Song A Day"


Mary, Bumbalina, Puff, jenny, Harry, Kink, and Midnight.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Song 312

Coffee gives me anxiety now. So my morning routine is confused. I guess songs are the new coffee.

I am slightly full of mixed emotions today. Toronto has stolen my heart. Its always so difficult to leave this smoggy city that I'm sure turns my pink lungs black. However, on saturday my Bumbalina came down with some sickness before my show at The Company House with one Crissi Cochrane ( http//www.myspace.com/crissicochrane ) and luckily Crissi has been stopping in to visit the little lady for me but she will (bumbalina) at be very happy to see me home.

I adore my cats far too much. But the worst thing is them not being able to tell you what is wrong... It breaks my heart.

Thank you for visiting a Song a Day by Mary Stewart

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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Song 311

Here is song 311... another Luther/ Mary combo.

Thanks luther!


Monday, August 16, 2010

Song 310

310 means 55 left! holy smokes.

I was having a hard time not playing the Grego jingle.


This song is about my song a day project.

thanks for checking out A Song A Day


Mary Stewart
(and all her cats)

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Song 308

I have had a very intense week... I'm playing with Crissi Cochrane tonight at The Company House, and tomorrow I'm in Toronto at The Drake... but for right now- its totally a saturday afternoon nap.

This song is about the internet now. And how you can have a wikipedia page that says anything... like when waters wiki page said" is blue in colour and that is why pools are blue"

I could tell the internet that you had an imaginary pet unicorn that you bring with you everywhere, the internet would believe me. Clearly I am long over due that nap.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Song 306

Thanks to the beautiful Gianna from Third Wave Radio for having me in today!

Thanks for checking out A Song A Day by Mary Stewart

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Wednesday, August 11, 2010


Thanks for visiting A Song A Day by Mary Stewart


Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Song 304

Today we are in crazy cupcake production for a fundraiser taking place tomorrow for my mom.

Please have a look at her blog. And stop by Tunes at Noon in Grand Parade Halifax tomorrow between 12 and 1.


Also, you can pop by the lovely Turbine Boutique, Argyle Fine Art, and Pretty Things Boutique tomorrow for a cupcake :)


Monday, August 9, 2010

Song 302

Today I asked my friend to write a song with the same ideas as me so we could compare what we came up with.

The inspiration was : Working in the office of an underwater cupcake farm... Or something along those lines. his suggestions......

i have been awake since 2am.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Song 300

Here is song 300!

65 left, holy smokes!

Thank you to everyone who has been following.


Friday, August 6, 2010

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Song 298

I fell asleep after drinking margaritas.
I'm late for sound check, and not dressed appropriately yet.

Just going to play the sunstar.

Did an interview with CBC today...


Wednesday, August 4, 2010


Today is day 297

Todays song is about jenga.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010


This is song 296.

Luther is doing his work out.


Monday, August 2, 2010

Song 295

This song is also about the hookers outside.

We are making light of a serious issue.

Sunday, August 1, 2010


I'm playing the Jubilee tonight... I'm excited.

Blue Rodeo are playing. I love them...

Also, we just gave my mom a mohawk. She won't let me post pictures.