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Monday, May 11, 2020 - Loss During the Virus

I want to write about the experience of losing someone during this virus time. I don’t need to get maudlin and sad, but I want to talk about the experience a little bit if you’ll walk with me a while…

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Monday, May 4, 2020 - Mother

Mother’s Day is this Sunday.  With the virus going on it’s easy to lose track of time and regular holidays, so I’m wanting to especially think about Mother’s Day.  I’m even working on a mother song to record for the…

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Monday, April 27, 2020 - Sanity of Music

While I was playing my online concert last night I had a realization I’ve had before, but this time it hit me like a ton of bricks - music is my meditation and my sanity.  During this time of the…

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Monday, April 20, 2020 - Online Shows and the Virus

I wanted to write this morning about online shows and how it relates to feelings about the virus. I’ve written briefly before about how I feel, but I’ve been thinking about them more. I’ve been doing online shows for nine…

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Monday, April 13, 2020 - Weary with a Long Way to Go

I’m feeling a weariness drifting over me with the virus worries now. I could really feel it with my online Facebook concert last night. I think our society has changed so much that we no longer have the attention span…

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Monday , April 6, 2020 - Confusion

I’m working through a lot of confusion this morning. I’m sure a lot of us feel this way. With all the info and uncertainty coming towards us it’s easy to feel inundated and overwhelmed. The virus is hitting closer to…

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Monday, March 30, 2020 - OVERSLEPT!

I overslept and almost missed the sunrise this morning! I haven’t done that even when I got to bed at 1:00 am for several years. Even Beau didn’t wake me. It was still 15 minutes before the sunrise, so I…

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Monday March 23, 2020 - Being Social

I’m missing people and missing contact.  We all are.  That’s the toughest thing so far for me about this virus and staying home.  I really felt it this morning on my walk with our dog Beau. The neighbor dogs come…

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Monday, March 16, 2020 - Conflicting Thoughts

I’ve been in deep contemplation as most us have been about all the things surrounding COVID-19. Every upheaval in our world opens possibility for all kinds of reactions - anger, sorrow, reflection, giving, sacrifice, love, loss, and so much more…

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Monday, March 9, 2020 - Panicking

I’m writing this week for myself as much as for anyone else. With all the confusion and angst around the virus outbreak it’s easy to not know how to feel and not know how to deal with it personally. If…

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Monday, March 2, 2020 - Giving

I’m in contemplation mode again this morning. I’m writing a song for chapel this Sunday, and I’m thinking about the topic of giving and how it affects our lives. I’ve written about this before. We are beings who are meant…

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Monday, February 24, 2020 - Sick Spirit

It’s been a long month. It started out great with some time in the studio, but I very soon after came down with congestion that has hung on for the rest of the month. I took three days off to…