Big City Ways

Three shows in three weeks made this introvert exhausted. It was fun though. Here is a short clip from one of them. A group of us did a family friendly show at the Bin and had a decent turn out. Hope we can do that one again. Boy was it fun. The sound is a…

the year that did not kill me

I’ve been writing and rewriting, wanting to sum up 2015 for you guys, and for myself to no avail. Word picture: Me, butt in chair, staring at a computer screen and eating potato chips, for hours.  That and drinking massive amounts of coffee. Then going outside in our forever summer to smoke. I know, smoking…

Thankful for my struggle

 I am thankful for my struggle, because without it I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength. What are you thankful for today?

Some days I wish for good aim

I do try to be honest with you guys. As much as I’d like to say I have I have it all together, I don’t always. Yesterday was such a day. Yesterday, I wanted to yell and scream and throw things. I didn’t. But I wanted to. And yet I know, His mercies are new…

Family First

It does not matter how carefully we plan and dream, life is full of left turns and surprises. I had my summer all planned out. A book to write. Classes to finish. Blogs to write. Parties to go to. Gigs that made me thrilled with excitement. And then life happened and I had to choose….

1,000 down, 9,000 to go.

“To become a chess grand-master also seems to take about ten years. (Only the legendary Bobby Fischer got to that elite level in less than that amount of time: it took him nine years.) And what’s ten years? Well, it’s roughly how long it takes to put in ten thousand hours of hard practice. Ten thousand hours is…

Friday Funny: Guess who was at the Funny Bone This week… ME!

So here I am in New York, minding my own business when what to my wondering eyes should appear? A comedy Dojo workshop in my little town, led by none other than Chili Challis at the Syracuse Funny Bone. Chili was one of the judges for a comedy contest way back when. He’d seen me…

FW: Tulsa: Mark Lowry coming April 11

My girlfriend and I are going to see Mark Lowry this weekend at First Baptist Church in downtown Tulsa. There are still tickets available and if you want to come, click on the photo below for more information. Hope to see you guys there! And yes, for those who know my history with Mark Lowry…