Her living room window overlooks the rolling hills of the Oldman River valley in Southern Alberta and the Rocky Mountains beyond. From this serene viewpoint, Jean crafts songs that are reflective and moving. Jean tells her own deeply personal stories (everything from donating bone marrow to motherhood is fair game), and shares her observations on others' lives. 'Hope and Wait' is a powerful anthem for those touched by cancer, while 'Vagabond Bar Star' pays homage to young vixens, and 'Mary Rose' recounts the history of a favourite relative. You are sure to enjoy the liner notes of 'Coulee View', which include background on each song along with the lyrics. Fans say the insight of the 12-page booklet makes it a special pleasure to own the CD.