A short story here. As a teenager, I began to experience a form of depression. I would describe it as being quite happy on a sunny day and then suddenly dark clouds would show up on the horizon. They would darken my mood and I could not stop them from running over me. And, then, [...]

Seven years ago or so, I wrote and recorded this song. My grandson is singing background vocals. He was about 14 years old at the time. Now he is a junior studying engineering in college with an interest in aerospace engineering and is engaged to a wonderful young woman who is studying biochemistry. They are [...]

4 a.m.. Something about sitting in the dark, still needing some more sleep, but unable to do so. It sort of strips you of defenses, it opens up your soul a little bit wider. It creates a vulnerability that isn’t so apparent at mid-day. I am sitting on the couch of a relative. She is [...]