Archive | February, 2016

“PIRATES” – Monday’s Music

  “Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” African Proverb PIRATES is the self-titled track from my second musical CD, and I find it interesting, the simple act of my efforts to write a short blog piece on a song of mine are anything but simple. The process started well over two hours ago and […]

“If I Were A Carpenter” – Monday’s Music

“Where words fail, music speaks.” Hans Christian Andersen I have always loved the song, “If I Were A Carpenter”, written by Tim Hardin. Hardin was a gifted singer, songwriter, who penned many great tunes. You hear his songs, but you probably don’t know he wrote them. Rod Stewart had a huge hit with, “Reason To […]

Healing the Loss or Lack of Love

  “In the absence of love, there is nothing worth fighting for.” Elijah Wood Valentine’s Day is a marketing dream come true…a time for lovers, friends and family members to exchange cards and gifts of value to show how much they care for one another. I know in my heart, that there are many, who […]

Finding Peace of Mind

  This morning, when I went out for my daily practice of having my first cup of coffee outside, it was a balmy zero degrees. I perform this morning ritual everyday, regardless of the weather – rain, sleet, snow, cold or hot, do not deter me from my time to be alone in the backyard, […]