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Monday, December 4, 2023 - 'Tis the Season

Well, it’s December 4th and time to get in the spirit for Christmas once again. I write about this each year, and I’m surprised at how much my feelings are different each year. This year I’ve definitely already started singing…

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Monday, November 27, 2023 - Joy

Joy. It’s a fleeting concept that we strive to have every day. It often eludes us, and yet it is mentioned in this holiday season in many a song and sign. Joy seems to be beyond happiness. It is a…

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Monday, November 20, 2023 - Thankful

It’s that special week when we celebrate Thanksgiving, and it always puts me in a different frame of mind. I am grateful for so many things in my life, and yet sometimes I fight the emphasis our culture puts on…

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Monday, November 13, 2023 - Uplifting

I’m wanting to write something uplifting today, and I’m wanting to explore the purpose of being uplifting. I know it’s probably just a different take on where I often go, but I think it’s worth discussing. I believe in being…

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Monday, November 6, 2023 - Worry and Fear

I’ve been thinking a lot about worry and fear. No matter what your philosophy of life or faith, it’s easy to be consumed with these things. I go through bouts of it over finances, jobs, social situations, and health. I…

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Monday, October 30, 2023 - Age Choices

I’m getting a bill today in the mail for crossing an express lane line in Denver when I was playing there earlier this month, and it has me thinking about feeling more out of touch as I grow older. In…

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Monday, October 23, 2023 - Cutting Losses

We bought a car last week because our old car was going to require really expensive repairs, and we thought it was best to cut our losses and not throw good money after bad. We got the same model of…

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Monday, October 16, 2023 - Halloween

I’ve already been doing Halloween shows for my senior facilities, and it has me thinking about what Halloween is and has been. I know just a little bit about the story of Halloween being the night before All Hallows or…

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Monday, October 9, 2023 - Birds

I was talking with family members and the groom last weekend at our niece’s wedding, and they are avid birders and Audubon members. Their love for birds was infectious. It inspired me to think about birds a lot, so my…

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Monday, October 2, 2023 - Songwriters

I’m doing the music of Dan Fogelberg for my Wednesday show, and that has me thinking about songwriters. Songwriting is such an interesting art. I’ve done enough of it to really appreciate the writing of those who have done it…

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Monday, September 25, 2023 - Celebrating Joy

I’m doing R&B songs on Wednesday night and then playing a wedding for my niece and her fiancée Sunday, so I’m thinking about joy. I’ve always loved songs with some drive and a strong beat, and the rhythm and spirit…

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Monday, September, 18, 2023 - Fall

Is it really Fall already? My cooler morning walks definitely say it’s so. It officially starts this coming Saturday, the 23rd. I always write about this season because it is my favorite time of the year. One thing I don’t…

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