“In Everything Changes she has produced a self-portrait that is radiant with elegance, grace and honesty," writs the Duluth News Tribune. "It weaves its way into your soul." Sing Out! Magazine calls it “a powerful collection from a grounded talent.” The recording is “a patch-quilt of musical styles stitched together by Thomsen’s lonely alto voice and evocative writing style,” declares the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Thomsen's song “A Woman’s Place" won a Mountain Stage NewSong Contest Top Finalist award. “I Remember These” won a Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua's Songwriting Competition Top Finalist award.