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Monday, August 12, 2019 - Online Concerts Big Changes

I have really been enjoying doing my First-Sunday Online Living Room Concert series for this past two and a half years. It’s a great way to connect with friends on a regular basis who can’t be where I’m playing. I…

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Monday , August 5, 2019 - Heartache

My heart aches this Sunday evening after the weekend's news. There is so much beauty and joy in the world, and yet some insist on spreading hatred and fear. Sometimes they spread it out of fear, and sometimes it’s just…

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Monday, July 29, 2019 - Getting Along

I’m approaching a more delicate topic with my usual mind-frame today - getting along.  I spent last week with lots of different people - old friends, family, and new acquaintances.  If you’ve read my thoughts in the past you’ll know…

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Monday, July 22, 2019 - Looney for the Moon

I had an interesting week in which I got completely swept up in the anniversary of the first moon landing. So what captivated me about the moon landing anniversary? Well, many things. For one it was a return to what…

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Monday, July 15, 2019 - What Is Real?

I was listening to a podcast this morning on our walk that brought up the question of “What is real?” It got me thinking just how flexible the answer can be. I have written before that reality is what we…

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Monday, July 8, 2019 - In the Zone

A curious thing is happening to me that happens every summer – I’m getting in the zone when I’m playing. I’ve been playing for three straight weeks at more gigs than I can count. Doing all this playing has made…

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Monday, July 1, 2019 - Spirituality

I have a hard topic this morning, but it’s also joyful. I write a lot about philosophical and spiritual matters. I truly believe that we are all connected at our deepest levels - both scientifically through physics and spiritually through…

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Monday, June 24, 2019 - Coincidences

I had a cool thing happy to me yesterday that reminded me of how interconnected we are.  I was whacking weeds on our front property after I walked Beau in the morning when a couple drove by and asked if…

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Monday, June 17, 2019 - Be Yourself

I had an interesting thing happen Saturday. Jen and I went down to La Veta to hear Bob Livingston play a concert. Bob is one of the great Texas folk and western players who was part of the scene in…

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Monday, June 10, 2019 - Family

I’m writing today about family. It’s such an interesting concept/institution, and every family is different. Of course, I’m part of my family composed of my siblings and my parents - both deceased for several years. Next I’m part of my…

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Monday, June 3, 2019 - Getting Better All the Time

A Beatles lyric came into my head that made me think twice about my life “getting better all the time.”  I’ve always tried to constantly improve in my life. I’ve always thought that was a worthy goal. I’ve tried to…

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Monday, May 27, 2019 - Memorial Day Connectedness

I’m thinking today about how we interact with each other. It’s Memorial Day as I write this, and as I think of those who have fallen and the causes for war, I think of what large forces drive disagreement and…