• the tilt

    November 11, 2011

    we wander wide-eyed wonderous wilds wishing we could find the hidden meaning some explanation for how life can suddenly devastate us and then move on heedless of the grief and shattered illusions it dumps behind as it darts relentlessly along fueled by the fervor of one big bang while we are only minor players with… [ read more ]

  • the issue of trust

    November 5, 2011

    Most of us have, at some time or another, had to deal with the betrayal of trust on a personal relationship level. We’ve learned that the common analogy of the broken vase rings all too true – even if it is repaired, it will never be the same. It is colored by a loss of… [ read more ]

  • happy birthday Diz! so long Jack

    October 21, 2011

    Today is the birthday of John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie. It also, by chance, happens to be the day that stream-of-consciousness writer Jack Kerouac shuffled off this mortal coil. Back in 1993, I wrote a song about keeping the dreams of youth alive that also commemorates these two strong influences in my life. Last year, my… [ read more ]