About Me

Bonnie  Lorenzen was born on a dairy farm in Bluemont, Virginia.   She is a country girl who knows how hard times are.   Her humble roots made her a strong and desirable woman. She has always been a dreamer who likes to think ahead  of the box and makes all of her dreams come true one way or another.   

Bonnie was always interested in music as a child and enjoyed listening to country music on the radio.   She enjoyed singing  from Karen Carpenter and Dolly Parton songs.  She could relate to the words imaging  her own life.  She starting writing songs at 8 years old and her first song published was Tell Me No Lies and her second song was New York City.

  In high school she studied music and enjoyed the composers, Bach, Beethoven, and Chopin.   Her music class  performed numerous times for the entire school at Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville, Virginia.

 Her uncle Raymond Riley was a musician and his band called “The Loudoun Travelers”. He showed her a few chords and she taught herself how to play and tune her own guitar.  



 In  the 80’s she met Marty Stuart in Urbana, Maryland  at a concert and was  fascinated with his music. She  attended many of his concerts and joined his No Hats club.  She became so intrigued after meeting Marty she started writing more songs.   With  her life changing events and great created thoughts they became great songs.   In the 80’s she wrote,  I’m Just A Country Boy, Goodbyes, Wedding Bells, Chances Are,  Shes Got It.

 In 2002 she became a Richard Shrake Certified Resistance Free horse trainer.  In 2004 she became the 1st Breeder in Maryland for the American  Saddlebred horse.  She has always loved horses.

 2019 she stumbled upon Bob Ross on YouTube and became a huge fan and learned his “Wet on Wet” technique.  She has designed her own online art studio atouchofnaturestudio.com.  She enjoys painting in oils and acrylics.  

Her other hobbies are web design, taking walks, riding  horses, fishing, cooking.  She enjoys reading a good book, watching the Hallmark and Lifetime channels,  the  Dead Files or watching a great movie online. She loves westerns and her favorite is Clint Eastwood.

Each day she takes time and reads scriptures and devotes time with Lord

Bonnie and Marty Stuart  

The No Hats Club