Life In Transition

5 Songs Texas Flood- Stevie Ray Vaughan Don’t Stop Believin’-Journey Knock The Cover Off The Ball- The Natural Soundtrack Levon- Elton John Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth-Primitive Radio Gods Sitting under the California sun poolside listening to music and all of a sudden I hear Stevie singing this song and the internal video player starts […]

Fear Is A Writer’s Friend

Writing blog posts should scare you but not to the point where you fear to press publish. When you touch raw nerves and share the battered and bruised pieces of your heart you give your readers the opportunity to really get to know you. You give them the chance to see you are not the […]

Troubled Waters? What Troubles Does Water Have?

Grandpa died eight years ago…today. Eight years later I still remember the telephone call telling me to hurry to the hospital and how I did my best to will that Honda to grow wings but even if I didn’t all I have to do is read this and it all comes back. The telephone call […]

The Truth About Fatherhood & Dreams

The truth about fatherhood and dreams might best lie in the hypocrisy of using such a title. Why? Because I dislike books, headlines, articles and all statements that aren’t tongue-in-cheek about the “truth of” something subjective like fatherhood/parenting. Read the blogs and books about parenting and you’ll fill your boots with crap you’d be better […]

Father’s Day, Lurkers & 99 Things That Matter

They lost their fathers three years ago, weeks apart but close enough to make me wonder about coincidence, connections and more. They are people who have been a part of my life for so long now I cannot remember a time when they were not. I think about them around this time of year but […]