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Monday, January 18, 2021 - Aging and COVID

I wanted to write about how the COVID pandemic is affecting me individually as it relates to aging. My whole career I have been the person who continuously just goes. I have always felt the pressure of what’s next and…

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Monday, January 11, 2021 - Heart's Truth

I’ve been pondering what happened last week in America and trying to make sense of it. How do we decide for ourselves what is true and what we should believe? There are so many competing ideas vying for our attention…

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Monday, January 4, 2021 - Hopeful

I’m writing today about starting the new year with hope. As you know I try to always see the world every day with a fresh eye and a nod towards the benefit of the doubt. It’s an interesting thing whether…

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Monday, December 28, 2020 - Oneness

When I was walking this morning with Beau before the sunrise I was overwhelmed once again by a feeling of oneness with the earth and sky and everything in it. This happens to me quite often. It’s one of the…

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Monday, December 21, 2020 - Solstice and Christmas

There is something mystical about today, the winter solstice. Many cultures planned big doings and religious events around this day. You can find all kinds of buildings and art dedicated to understanding the alignment of the sun and moon and…

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Monday, December 14, 2020 - Angst

I was feeling some angst this morning as I was rushing around doing my morning routine, and as always that made me want to explore it and write about it. I hope you'll indulge me yet again. I don't know…

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Monday, December 7, 2020 - Christmas in COVID

I'm contemplating Christmas this year. We're staying isolated through the holidays because of the virus, and without all the activities and interaction of the holidays it's more difficult to put myself in the spirit. I'd normally be doing loads of…

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Monday, November 30, 2020 - Trains

I'm doing a deep dive on train songs in preparation for my Thursday night show of train songs, and it has me thinking of all that trains represent in our history and mythology. I have no doubt that part of…

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Monday, November 23, 2020 - Gratitude

I wanted to explore the idea of gratitude this week as part of Thanksgiving. The spirit of understanding that we should respond to a gift or a blessing from someone else seems to be inherently understood - someone does something…

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Monday, November 16, 2020 - Music Is Meditation

As COVID drags on I find that things are changing in new ways that I didn't anticipate during the summer. We kind of thought we had figured out what kind of outlook we needed to have psychologically to get through…

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Monday, November 9, 2020 - Community Online

I wanted to write about the wonderful group of folks who have become a part of my concert world every week online. When this virus started and my musical playing world sort of vanished I had no idea what to…