Standing firm

I recently wrote these lyrics

We made a pact together

Stand firm and strong forever

They were written for our Life Into Song Project.  ( there will be more on this project coming soon).


Yes,there is the story of two…

When you don't measure up

March 2, 2019


When you don't measure up to your best version of you

You've let someone's petty comment land hard and knock you off your game.

You don't keep it together or otherwise lose your #$@t.

You find yourself…

Failing Upwards

May 13th, 2019

Failing Upwards

I heard a Thunder Levin interview the other day.  He was talking about his long career as a screenwriter.

"The years went by and success always seemed within reach, but never quite", he said. I…

It's not a hobby

There are going to be some struggles.  Even the best lives have some bumps and mistakes and doubts. 

There are going to be some people, some you know and some you don’t who will take you out at the knees…

When we can't finish

When we can’t finish 

November 11, 2018 

At times in our lives, we think the road ahead stretches for ever. 

We have the time we need to accomplish everything. 

Or we have the time we need to start to think…


September, 2018


I’ve been wondering, pondering decisions, how they are made or not made. 

Not the decisions I’ve already made- I’ve found myself to be lacking the ability to acknowledge and praise my own good decision…

The things I pass by

The things I pass by

July 24, 2018

There are so many things I pass by, physically or in some other plane.

I step over things, don’t notice they are there.

It’s almost worse than ignoring…

Everyone counts

I recently changed the title of my blog page to “things I think about at 3 am”.

Really, it’s what I’m thinking of at anytime, anytime that I have created enough space in my day to think,…

Learning to say no

Learning to say no 

Mar 18th, 2018 

It can be a difficult thing. 

Learning to say no 

We don’t say no. 

We don’t say no when we should. 

walk around not saying no…

Get Your Hopes Up 

February 13th, 2018

Get Your Hopes Up 

I was having a conversation not long ago with my son. He was making plans to set off on a new adventure which would dramatically change the trajectory of his life 



January 2nd, 2018

It’s not an accident that my first blog of the year is addressing something I find hard to comprehend or exercise control over. 

I have a lot of plans for this year…



That is a loaded word, for some, perhaps many of us. 

What does it even mean? 

“a feeling of deep admiration for someone elicited by their abilities, qualities or achievements” 

“esteem, high regard, due regard…