Country music star Wynonna Judd virtually sat down with “the Boot” writer, Angela Stefano to talk about her life during quarantine. The 56-year-old detailed her experience while confined to her home.
Judd doesn’t like to use the word ‘quarantine,’ and has been searching for alternatives, much like the rest of us. Although she has been very respectful of staying put, she says per the Stefano interview, “my life is anything but on hold”.
An important and fitting description to hunkering down at her farm in Tennessee. Judd remains respectful of the country’s guidelines during this pandemic. While she notes that her only travel is to doctor’s offices, she is embracing the newfound style of life.
Similar to everyone during this past year, Judd has, “found herself questioning what’s going on, crying, and praying”. That said however, her musical gifts reinvigorated the love of music. Judd and her husband, Cactus Moser, began to play more music in the house. She and Moser play guitar and sing more now that there is ample downtime in their lives.
Wynonna Judd on Reflection
Given that the circumstances remain unclear, Judd finds it important to stop and reflect.
“I think it was an important time for me to stop and to not only appreciate where I was,” Judd said. “But appreciate where I’m at right this minute, this day, this breath, this heartbeat”.
In true Judd fashion, she states that amongst the hardships she deals with on a day-to-day basis, she finds peace. Music is her avenue to such peace.
While in her longest break from music in 25 years – since her son was born –she feels positive about 2020. Judd now calls up friends to reminisce about times they had and playing lots of her old vinyl.
“And so that’s what I’m going to be doing for the rest of my life, is figuring out what is it that really, really gives me life,” Judd said. “Everything I do is going to mean something to me. I don’t know about the rest of the world, but this is the truth for me.”
In the long run, Judd believes that these trying days help her to reflect on her life and improve her grounding and spirituality. Despite Covid-19, Judd released a new EP a few short days ago called, “Recollections“.
[H/T the Boot]