Papa Don’t Sleep

Remember when I did the week-long sleep challenge and made myself get a minimum of 7 hours sleep every night?  Remember how great I felt?  I had more energy and mental clarity, was in a better mood, felt more alive and creative, my body didn’t ache as much…………..  and on and on and on.  Well… […]

Play Me A Song

If you’ve been reading for any length of time, then you know I love music.  I especially love creating music and being a part of the process of taking an idea and turning it into something tangible.  A tiny spark in my mind becomes a line, becomes a verse, becomes a song, becomes a worktape, […]

5 Minutes To Friendship

Tonight we celebrated my wife’s bday with an impromptu dinner with some friends.  We decided to go fairly last minute and just casually invited whoever was free.  The result was a fun double date and a surprise 5 minute pop-by from a friend who couldn’t stay, but still wanted to give Mandy a hug and […]

We Were On A Break

I’m taking a break from my self-imposed daily topics and just writing whatever the hell I feel like writing because, well, that’s what I want to do and it’s my blog ….dammit! Today, for instance, I’m supposed to write about home improvement when I haven’t done a damn thing to improve my home other than […]


Meet Libby.  We met as music industry babies and grew up together in the biz.  She was one of my very first co-writes EVER and helped me see my potential as a writer.  We’ve worked together, sang together, partied together and, for a brief time, even lived together when she rented our guest room for a […]

Birthday Girl

Yesterday was this beautiful lady’s birthday.  Beyond my Mrs, she is an incredible mom, amazing big sister, peanut butter fanatic, dog lover, bad ass strength trainer, gorgeous fashionista, strong woman with a soft heart.  Her perfect date includes pizza and wine and that makes her perfect for me. Happy Birthday, Mandy.