I’m convinced there is a God. Not because of the moral argument (which is pretty compelling) or the teleological argument (also with merit). Nope… it’s when things like this happen.
A couple of days ago I was having a conversation with my friend Lori about writing in a more free-form way. That would be humorous and/or bizarre commentary on news or simply musings. I used to do that a LOT! And she agreed that I should. My manager has told me the same thing.… and then, yesterday morning, this story on the front page of NBCNews.com.
Pittsburgh Man Charged with Robbing Bank with a Sex Toy
This is how it appears at NBC News. Note the reporters first line.. har har.. Continue Reading →
My oldest son got married in Michigan a week ago. He asked that my youngest and I perform a few songs at the wedding. We picked out our songs but several people asked if I would be writing a song for the wedding.
I initially balked at the idea. This is their day! Their moment in the sun. It felt a little presumptuous.
But upon reflection (and charges of false humility and laziness) I realized that it isn’t presumptuous. It is what I do. Whether writing a poem for someone or a song, it is a way to connect with the people (my son and his beautiful bride) and the event. It is giving a part of me to them. Well, I hope they see it that way. Continue Reading →
Back in 2012, when my youngest came to live with me full-time, I would make her lunch and put a note it in. The notes covered topics from the mundane to flights of fancy.
After scanning a few and putting them on Facebook, it was recommended I post them on my blog from time to time as well. And so, here we go! Continue Reading →
“That’s a song about obsession!”
I think it was Karen that told me that. I hadn’t really thought about it before but on reflection, I suppose it is.
The Tide – origins
Written between 2006 & 2007 – 2007 being the year of flood, fire, separation, BIG FLOOD! Continuing into 2008 with desperation, divorce, & depression. All those “D’s”
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