.hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } What words of wisdom did your mom share before your first solo concert?

I remember her turning to me and saying, 'Spread your wings and fly,' and then in the very next breath she said, 'My advice to you is' -- and I think there's some great profound wisdom coming -- but she said, 'Honey, never watch sausage being made.' I'm like, 'You've got to be kidding me! I'm about to embrace the universe alone and that's the best you've got?!'