Getting Used to Not Feeling Ready

Blues legend Freddie King, who went by “Freddy” until about 1966 (and who was not related to fellow blues legends B.B. King or Albert King), died on December 28, 1976, when I was 87 days old. He was 42…

Mindfulness, Meditation, Music and Me

I meditate every single day. 

Some days I only sit for a few minutes. For example, the other night I realized it was 11:55 pm and I had not meditated that day. So I did a quick three-minute sit. Whew…

25 Ways to Become a Better Songwriter

Look at me back up on my songwriting horse! 

Last year — 2018 — I challenged myself to write two songs each month. I was ahead of schedule for most of the year. But then somewhere around the middle of…

Giannis and the Voice

I’m a big fan of the Milwaukee Bucks and the team’s superstar forward Giannis Antetokounmpo. Not such a big fan that I didn’t have to look up how to spell his last name. But a big fan. I subscribe to…

My Favorite 2018 Music Stuff

I wasn’t going to make a list. But then I decided to make a list.

I enjoyed a lot of music in 2018, and I thought I should make note of it. The music I mention here was what I…