While You Decide

While You Decide

To coin a familiar term, the “gateway” to the September 2018 Concert Party appears to have been a portal through which my recent songwriting productivity resurged. I began to compose and finish song ideas that had been floating around, and in some cases...
The Struggle

The Struggle

Think about all of the challenges that you have faced, watched family and friends go though, and humanity endure. We look back to youth and for a fleeting instance it seems like it was lighter and more in our own control. Age carries with it the wisdom, if we choose...
Make Up Time

Make Up Time

Ripped from the front page of my love life… quite some time ago, thankfully. True confessions ladies, right here, right now; we’ve all known this one! A blessing and a curse, which I have come to consider a “Good Luck Charm” in preparation for...
Carry A Torch

Carry A Torch

Photo by Dianna Manley Famous Last Words… oh, how they leave their mark on the psyche. In the broadest of pictures, this is the context for this tune. A goodbye “tag line” said to a close friend of 40 plus years that has taken on a life of its own....
In My Arms 2020

In My Arms 2020

When I first launched this archive site, the effort was to preserve and share material and the making of the work in one place where it could all live as one. I became wildly interested in memoir, and aside from wanting to put my own out there, maybe encourage others...
“60 Words For Snow”

“60 Words For Snow”

5 Years ago, while listening to a discussion on language and how the usage of words can be so different and unique among many communities, I came to know the idea that Eskimos have 60 words for snow. This idea of the 60 words for snow has been highly debated among...