You Don't Know Everything

In honor of my 40th birthday, I’m doing a series of posts highlighting valuable lessons I’ve learned in my time on this planet. My mom used to have a sign on the refrigerator that [...]

Journaling: Your questions answered

I recently blogged about the importance of journaling as perhaps the only tool you need to get from where you are to where you want to be. I received a few questions, both here and on social [...]

Tell Me to Slow Down

Today was biscuit day at my daughters’ school. The students can come to school early and buy biscuits to help out the marching band. We weren’t super early to school this morning, but [...]

Influences: The Entertainer

To give you an idea of where I come from, I’m doing a series of posts. Think of it as the mix tape of my life. These songs aren’t my favorite songs, but rather the songs that for [...]

Influences: My life as a mix tape

This post serves as the intro to a series I’m doing about influences. What are your influences? This question gets asked of musicians almost more than any other. Music is a communal art, [...]

40.1: Do both

In honor of my 40th birthday, I’m doing a series of posts highlighting valuable lessons I’ve learned in my time on this planet.  “Plant your seed in the morning and keep busy [...]

Begin here.

Begin here. The children are at school. It is the end of summer. I am sitting in my favorite chair, surrounded by books, read and unread, little reminders of things finished and unfinished. Our [...]

This guy falls down. Again.

While I’ve dabbled in blogging since 2001, it was ten years ago to the day that I began blogging in earnest. That blog was called This Guy Falls Down. It started out talking about a little [...]