Do What You Love

"Gee, ain't it funny how time slips away*..."  - © 1961, Willie Nelson *I wrote this a few weeks ago and never posted it. I guess I didn't "bury the story" in some folder on my hard drive for a reason. That part of me that has a much higher perspective about what's...

Headed West

17 years ago today, I left Watkinsville, GA headed toward Austin, Texas with my Dodge Caravan loaded to the gills with all the things I deemed important - my dog, Mackenzie; my music gear; my clothes; my computer rig (yes, before the ubiquitous proliferation of...

Oh, To Sleep Like a Dog

It’s 3 a.m. and my wife just left for a business trip. Breathing an extra prayer or two for her safe travel feels necessary at this hour because the hour-long trip to the Austin airport can be filled with all manner of nocturnal creatures who feel the need to hang out...

Embracing The Chill…

Embracing The Chill…

This week, I’m in my home state of Michigan. My wife and I are readying our historic commercial building (if you don’t know about our adventure called The Music Vault, go to…

All Things Being Equinox

Mother Nature sure seems fairly hell-bent on doing some house cleaning lately. Top-of-the-scale hurricanes, massive wildfires, earthquakes, historic flooding in some places, deadly drought in others. Most of the planet seems to be pretty off-kilter* at the moment. My...

Chill Time

Grief is an interesting thing. We all have it but it's not an experience we're taught to have, at least not from my perspective. It seems to be an inherent part of our human experience that just "shows up" one day when we get our heart broken for the first time. No...