Monday, April 1, 2019 - Recordings

I’m wondering what you prefer in recordings. Do you like them to be intimate and simple, full and produced, or live and energetic? I’ve liked a lot of different types of recordings over the years. I like very intimate recordings…


Monday, March 25, 2019 - Narcissism - Tooting My Own Horn

Gigs this week:  (Details in blog post below - "Narcissism - Tooting My Own Horn")  

I have something that bothers me that I still don’t know how to deal with after all these years - narcissism or tooting my own…


Monday, March 11, 2019 - Feeling My Irish Blood

I often tell the story of how I’ve long had a passion for Irish music even though I didn’t know our family had Irish blood. My mother was a genealogist and loved researching our family’s history. She had just found…


Monday, March 4, 2019 - Addled

We spent a lot of time organizing again yesterday in the basement after we had a mini flood last weekend and decided to put everything on the floor in or on plastic containers to get them off the floor. That…


Monday, February 25, 2019 - Grief

Gigs this week:  (Details in blog post below - "Grief")  

Fri - Bistoro 6-9, Pueblo, CO 
Sun - First-Sunday Online Living Room Concert 7-8:15 MST 


This morning’s Cuchara Chapel was about letting go. I even wrote a song for…


Monday, February 18, 2019 - Judging

I’m struggling with something today that I often confront - judging others and their situations. It’s such an easy thing to do, and it’s so ugly. In my heart I believe we really are all equal and intertwined to the…


Monday, February 11, 2019 - Spring Cleaning in February

My wife Jen and I spent time today going through my stuff in the closet and my dresser we call my “cowboy cabinet.” (We call it that because it has what look like cattle brands up and down its surface.)…


Monday, February 3, 2019 - What are Music and Dreams?

In case you hadn’t noticed, I spend a lot of time pondering things philosophical and spiritual.  The greatest mysteries to me are music and dreams.  I can have all kinds of theories and beliefs about science and death and spirituality…


Monday, January 28, 2019 - Pushing Buttons

I’m thinking this morning about our personal motivation and how others motivate us. In history others have used all kinds of things to motivate us, and we use these same things ourselves. I try to be my own person and…


Monday, January 14, 2019 - Empathy

I was at a couple parties interacting with folks yesterday, and I was reading the room and getting to know people as I was talking to them. I was amazed at the variety of experiences people had. And then I…


Monday, January 7, 2019 - What Causes Illness?

I went to bed after my online concert last night feeling a little chilled and a little sniffly, and it made me think once again about what causes illness. I read and listen to a lot of different science news…


Monday, December 31, 2018 - End of Year Thanks

I’m looking back like everyone does as I approach this New Year’s Eve. This year has been fairly good. I got to see a lot of friends and family, and I got to play in some beautiful places for some…