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Toughness

What is being tough? What does that mean these days?  There are many connotations I guess.  That person is tough, don't mess with her.  This steak is tough.  Algebra is tough. There are so many different uses and meanings for…

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Just Try

I listen to a podcast called The High Performance Podcast on a regular basis.  Most of the time it's while I am walking the dog, so I usually get through the full hour episodes as they roll out.  They are…

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Are the best songs gone?

My bandmates and have discussed this topic at length, more often than not after a show with a few Bud Lights to help us think more clearly and really help the deep wisdom ooze to the surface. It's a fair…

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Waking up late

I am not what you would call a natural "morning person", though lately I have taken steps to get up earlier than the rest of my household and the quiet time is hugely productive.  I would recommend it to anyone…

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Its an acquired taste

It's an acquired taste.  Isn't that a bit of a mind boggling statement? I mean who in their right mind would put something to their lips for a second time under the premise that "Hey this really sucked the first…

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Public Speaking

Many people that I get the opportunity to meet tell me that they could never get up on stage.  Some wonder how I remember all of the lyrics (sometimes I don't!), but for most I get the sense that they…

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Where are you from?

Where are you from?  That was always a tough question for me to answer.  For most people it would be where they were born.  Maybe they had a childhood in one place where they had the same bedroom from the…

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Guys Night

Every year for the last two or three, my two youngest boys have been making our way through the Rocky movies.  I have of course seen them multiple times, but to my boys its all brand new.  Wouldn't that be…

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Day one of my blog (AKA my public journal)

I figure that with the recent environment and the impact it has had on music that maybe I can take another avenue to entertain for awhile. I think that most people aren't exactly the same in writing versus the spoken…

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