Speaking With Jo Dee Messina… 12.07.12 – Chicago Sun-TimesBy MIRIAM DI NUNZIO Staff Reporter email@example.com Jo Dee Messina Updated: Calling Jo Dee Messina a spitfire is an understatement. The 42-year-old singer/songwriter seemingly knows no bounds. Chalk it up to an overdose of holiday spirit, perhaps? Maybe. But for Messina, life is meant to be lived to the fullest, and she’s walking that walk.