Mastering a Skill

I write this for myself and others. There is no magic formula here, just things I've learned about goal setting over the years from a variety of good sources, and now I'm going to apply it to my music goals. You can apply these steps to fitness, art, writing, career, anyplace you want to see... Continue Reading →

The Perfect Cup

I paid $ 20.00 for this cup - money well spent. Of course I already owned several coffee cups, but this one is special. I put the cash straight into the hands of the artist who created this, and supporting artists is something I never regret. It is a lovely cup. The curvature fits my... Continue Reading →

I’m With the Band

“I’m with the band,” I tell the woman at the front desk. “I’m a musician,” I whisper, unsure of myself. She doesn’t question me, just smiles and buzzes me in. I guess the guitar case in my hand is all the proof she needs, but I’m not completely convinced. At what point does one earn... Continue Reading →

The Road to Idiocracy

I found myself on a college campus this past week. I was there to take an exam for my profession, and I have to admit; I felt a bit giddy being back in an academic environment. I took a short break from my test and was eating in the cafeteria, looking around at all the... Continue Reading →

Trifecta of Love

Kindness. To yourself and to others. It should guide everything you do. I'm not the first person to say it. I didn't say it best. Jesus said it was the most important thing, but he said it a little differently. "Love God and love your neighbor as yourself." I think if you love God you... Continue Reading →

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