Lately I don't seem to have much of an urge to write on my blog or write new songs. I have been plucking the guitar strings a bit and blowing on the harmonica, neither of which I know how to really do. We've been working quite a bit in this new yard ... maybe that [...]

Is there anything as beautiful as a slightly clouded sunrise? Yes, a partially clouded sunset. Is there anything as tender as the touch of a newborn child? Yes, the touch of the elderly one as they acknowledge their next journey. Is there anything so hopeful as a spring blossom? Yes, the dance of a falling [...]

A few years before my father died, I went into his closet and I was stunned to see how few clothes he had in there. He was the kind who believed that a man only needed one coat, two pairs of shoes - one for yard work and another for going to church. My closet [...]

Several postings ago, I shared the progress I was making with a new song. Since then I added drums and a bass guitar and did some more mixing. It is good enough for me. I actually consider it one of the better songs I have written. What's it really about? It is about our shared [...]

At the start of my time working in higher education in the U.S., I taught managerial accounting to business majors, who mostly did not want to become accountants. It was required of them, so they could have an understanding of what "the numbers meant." I am fairly certain, even after taking my class, they still [...]