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Maggie is a life-long Michigan resident. She graduated from Hillsdale College and attended graduate school at GVSU. Maggie works at Kellogg Community College and lives in west Michigan with her husband and their three children.  

Murphy released the album Reflections from the Journey in 2009, “a collection of memorable songs spanning the decades, sung as a family on vacation, to ease a child to sleep, to say goodbye to a loved one, and even new found treasures for the road ahead.”

In May 2012, Maggie published the book, Sara Dippity, illustrated by her daughter, Mary Kate.  Sara Dippity is the story of a young girl saddened by the loss of a loved one.  She finds peace and healing through her encounters with a cardinal in her back yard.  

When she has time, Maggie enjoys blogging about the writing process, performing music, and the chaotic and wonderful adventures that come from raising a family and running a small family farm.


I do occasionally make money from this blog through links to purchase my CD, book, and items from our Farm Store. I am also an Amazon Affiliate Member.  

11 thoughts on “About

  1. Andrew McKeown says:

    Nice site. I like the pictures. The words and music to livin’ on my luck is perfect. It has been playing guitar with you on the CD and for the last 5 or 10 years. My the time goes fast, doesn’t it? See ya later. -drew

  2. Darcy Hammerle says:

    Cousin Carol Murphy Atkinson told me today that we are cousins and I should give you a listen as my taste in music is basically a vast spectrum. Just to let you know, I am Irma Gustafson-Heese’s granddaughter. Hopefully, that gives you an idea of where I come from. I would like to add that I absolutely adore your music. Amazing.

  3. Brenagan Murphy says:

    hi Aunt Maggie and Mary-Kate this is a such a cool site i love all the pictures u drew MK and i love to here u sing i already have your CD now i need your book soooo excited to buy it!!!! hugs and kisses to the family love u guys:)

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