The character of faithmouse is inspired by my wife, harpist and vocalist Chris Ward. Chris has appeared in numerous movies and television programs, was a member of the original performing troupe at the Excalibur in Las Vegas, has appeared in Life magazine as the harpist at the Little White Chapel (August 1993 issue) and continues to perform as 'Lady Kate' at renaissance fairs across the country. She has appeared in the Guthrie Theater Production of A Christmas Carol, was part of a comedy lab there called Sunny Side Up. As a member of the Carillon Choristers she's performed at the Eisteddfod in Wales, and also for the Kings of Sweden and Norway when they visited the Twin Cities. Chris spent second grade living in Europe with her family, and therefore has a pretty good understanding of German! She is also an excellent seamstress and rose gardener.
Chris continues to sing and play the harp all around the Twin Cities area, including a recent performance for the Prime Minister of Iceland. She has recently acquired a third harp, a Lyon and Healy number 17, which is, in my opinion, the heaviest harp she has ever owned.
Chris is available for performances, and can be reached at danlacey @ faithmouse (dot) com