Monthly Archives: November 2011

Second 4th Saturday

With Thanksgiving weekend winding down I didn’t note today is the 4th Saturday of the month. For the last 2-3 years I’ve strapped on my “bumble bee” Fender Jazz bass at Summit Coffee accompanying Rick Spreitzer, an Americana staple in the Charlotte area. Tonight is the second 4th Saturday for the group’s new configuration, and…

Took a While

It took a while, but I’m finally done converting and cleaning up the space in my office/studio to fit the new rack with everything wired and working! Tonight I updated my rack and connection sheet so I can easily tell what’s what a month from now and I either add or change something in the…

Knock, knock…

Over the last year I’ve reconnected with musicians from the past, one specifically from a LONG time ago, a positive aspect of the Internet. I’m making it a point to make a serious effort and meet up with any of these guys over the next couple of years, if only for a few hours or…

3-Hours at a VFW

Hardened expressions, heads buried in quiet conversation, mugs of draft beer and Johnny Walker Red, I walk past thinking, “wow, a bit early to be drinking.” We setup and grabbed a quick late morning lunch, the Veteran’s Day ceremony scheduled to start in about a half hour. I wolfed a ham sandwich and a coke…

Growing Pains

As I try to keep my body’s health in check, growth is more about losing weight and gaining endurance, as well as trying to stay “healthy”. As I work to improve my writing and home recording skills, it’s much the same: keep a healthy balance between the two while streamlining focus to make best use…

Bigger Bite

Maybe it’s the rude transition from summer to fall we’re having. Between seesawing temps, lack of sleep and mental beatings at work, I’m finally worn down and in the midst of battling a slow moving “crud” that’s cruised from head to chest the last 3-4 days. So it goes. After a week of racking and…

Monthly Archives: November 2011

Second 4th Saturday

With Thanksgiving weekend winding down I didn’t note today is the 4th Saturday of the month. For the last 2-3 years I’ve strapped on my “bumble bee” Fender Jazz bass at Summit Coffee accompanying Rick Spreitzer, an Americana staple in the Charlotte area. Tonight is the second 4th Saturday for the group’s new configuration, and…

Took a While

It took a while, but I’m finally done converting and cleaning up the space in my office/studio to fit the new rack with everything wired and working! Tonight I updated my rack and connection sheet so I can easily tell what’s what a month from now and I either add or change something in the…

Knock, knock…

Over the last year I’ve reconnected with musicians from the past, one specifically from a LONG time ago, a positive aspect of the Internet. I’m making it a point to make a serious effort and meet up with any of these guys over the next couple of years, if only for a few hours or…

3-Hours at a VFW

Hardened expressions, heads buried in quiet conversation, mugs of draft beer and Johnny Walker Red, I walk past thinking, “wow, a bit early to be drinking.” We setup and grabbed a quick late morning lunch, the Veteran’s Day ceremony scheduled to start in about a half hour. I wolfed a ham sandwich and a coke…

Growing Pains

As I try to keep my body’s health in check, growth is more about losing weight and gaining endurance, as well as trying to stay “healthy”. As I work to improve my writing and home recording skills, it’s much the same: keep a healthy balance between the two while streamlining focus to make best use…

Bigger Bite

Maybe it’s the rude transition from summer to fall we’re having. Between seesawing temps, lack of sleep and mental beatings at work, I’m finally worn down and in the midst of battling a slow moving “crud” that’s cruised from head to chest the last 3-4 days. So it goes. After a week of racking and…

Monthly Archives: November 2011

Second 4th Saturday

With Thanksgiving weekend winding down I didn’t note today is the 4th Saturday of the month. For the last 2-3 years I’ve strapped on my “bumble bee” Fender Jazz bass at Summit Coffee accompanying Rick Spreitzer, an Americana staple in the Charlotte area. Tonight is the second 4th Saturday for the group’s new configuration, and…

Took a While

It took a while, but I’m finally done converting and cleaning up the space in my office/studio to fit the new rack with everything wired and working! Tonight I updated my rack and connection sheet so I can easily tell what’s what a month from now and I either add or change something in the…

Knock, knock…

Over the last year I’ve reconnected with musicians from the past, one specifically from a LONG time ago, a positive aspect of the Internet. I’m making it a point to make a serious effort and meet up with any of these guys over the next couple of years, if only for a few hours or…

3-Hours at a VFW

Hardened expressions, heads buried in quiet conversation, mugs of draft beer and Johnny Walker Red, I walk past thinking, “wow, a bit early to be drinking.” We setup and grabbed a quick late morning lunch, the Veteran’s Day ceremony scheduled to start in about a half hour. I wolfed a ham sandwich and a coke…

Growing Pains

As I try to keep my body’s health in check, growth is more about losing weight and gaining endurance, as well as trying to stay “healthy”. As I work to improve my writing and home recording skills, it’s much the same: keep a healthy balance between the two while streamlining focus to make best use…

Bigger Bite

Maybe it’s the rude transition from summer to fall we’re having. Between seesawing temps, lack of sleep and mental beatings at work, I’m finally worn down and in the midst of battling a slow moving “crud” that’s cruised from head to chest the last 3-4 days. So it goes. After a week of racking and…

Monthly Archives: November 2011

Second 4th Saturday

With Thanksgiving weekend winding down I didn’t note today is the 4th Saturday of the month. For the last 2-3 years I’ve strapped on my “bumble bee” Fender Jazz bass at Summit Coffee accompanying Rick Spreitzer, an Americana staple in the Charlotte area. Tonight is the second 4th Saturday for the group’s new configuration, and…

Took a While

It took a while, but I’m finally done converting and cleaning up the space in my office/studio to fit the new rack with everything wired and working! Tonight I updated my rack and connection sheet so I can easily tell what’s what a month from now and I either add or change something in the…

Knock, knock…

Over the last year I’ve reconnected with musicians from the past, one specifically from a LONG time ago, a positive aspect of the Internet. I’m making it a point to make a serious effort and meet up with any of these guys over the next couple of years, if only for a few hours or…

3-Hours at a VFW

Hardened expressions, heads buried in quiet conversation, mugs of draft beer and Johnny Walker Red, I walk past thinking, “wow, a bit early to be drinking.” We setup and grabbed a quick late morning lunch, the Veteran’s Day ceremony scheduled to start in about a half hour. I wolfed a ham sandwich and a coke…

Growing Pains

As I try to keep my body’s health in check, growth is more about losing weight and gaining endurance, as well as trying to stay “healthy”. As I work to improve my writing and home recording skills, it’s much the same: keep a healthy balance between the two while streamlining focus to make best use…

Bigger Bite

Maybe it’s the rude transition from summer to fall we’re having. Between seesawing temps, lack of sleep and mental beatings at work, I’m finally worn down and in the midst of battling a slow moving “crud” that’s cruised from head to chest the last 3-4 days. So it goes. After a week of racking and…

Monthly Archives: November 2011

Second 4th Saturday

With Thanksgiving weekend winding down I didn’t note today is the 4th Saturday of the month. For the last 2-3 years I’ve strapped on my “bumble bee” Fender Jazz bass at Summit Coffee accompanying Rick Spreitzer, an Americana staple in the Charlotte area. Tonight is the second 4th Saturday for the group’s new configuration, and…

Took a While

It took a while, but I’m finally done converting and cleaning up the space in my office/studio to fit the new rack with everything wired and working! Tonight I updated my rack and connection sheet so I can easily tell what’s what a month from now and I either add or change something in the…

Knock, knock…

Over the last year I’ve reconnected with musicians from the past, one specifically from a LONG time ago, a positive aspect of the Internet. I’m making it a point to make a serious effort and meet up with any of these guys over the next couple of years, if only for a few hours or…

3-Hours at a VFW

Hardened expressions, heads buried in quiet conversation, mugs of draft beer and Johnny Walker Red, I walk past thinking, “wow, a bit early to be drinking.” We setup and grabbed a quick late morning lunch, the Veteran’s Day ceremony scheduled to start in about a half hour. I wolfed a ham sandwich and a coke…

Growing Pains

As I try to keep my body’s health in check, growth is more about losing weight and gaining endurance, as well as trying to stay “healthy”. As I work to improve my writing and home recording skills, it’s much the same: keep a healthy balance between the two while streamlining focus to make best use…

Bigger Bite

Maybe it’s the rude transition from summer to fall we’re having. Between seesawing temps, lack of sleep and mental beatings at work, I’m finally worn down and in the midst of battling a slow moving “crud” that’s cruised from head to chest the last 3-4 days. So it goes. After a week of racking and…

Monthly Archives: November 2011

Second 4th Saturday

With Thanksgiving weekend winding down I didn’t note today is the 4th Saturday of the month. For the last 2-3 years I’ve strapped on my “bumble bee” Fender Jazz bass at Summit Coffee accompanying Rick Spreitzer, an Americana staple in the Charlotte area. Tonight is the second 4th Saturday for the group’s new configuration, and…

Took a While

It took a while, but I’m finally done converting and cleaning up the space in my office/studio to fit the new rack with everything wired and working! Tonight I updated my rack and connection sheet so I can easily tell what’s what a month from now and I either add or change something in the…

Knock, knock…

Over the last year I’ve reconnected with musicians from the past, one specifically from a LONG time ago, a positive aspect of the Internet. I’m making it a point to make a serious effort and meet up with any of these guys over the next couple of years, if only for a few hours or…

3-Hours at a VFW

Hardened expressions, heads buried in quiet conversation, mugs of draft beer and Johnny Walker Red, I walk past thinking, “wow, a bit early to be drinking.” We setup and grabbed a quick late morning lunch, the Veteran’s Day ceremony scheduled to start in about a half hour. I wolfed a ham sandwich and a coke…

Growing Pains

As I try to keep my body’s health in check, growth is more about losing weight and gaining endurance, as well as trying to stay “healthy”. As I work to improve my writing and home recording skills, it’s much the same: keep a healthy balance between the two while streamlining focus to make best use…

Bigger Bite

Maybe it’s the rude transition from summer to fall we’re having. Between seesawing temps, lack of sleep and mental beatings at work, I’m finally worn down and in the midst of battling a slow moving “crud” that’s cruised from head to chest the last 3-4 days. So it goes. After a week of racking and…

Monthly Archives: November 2011

Second 4th Saturday

With Thanksgiving weekend winding down I didn’t note today is the 4th Saturday of the month. For the last 2-3 years I’ve strapped on my “bumble bee” Fender Jazz bass at Summit Coffee accompanying Rick Spreitzer, an Americana staple in the Charlotte area. Tonight is the second 4th Saturday for the group’s new configuration, and…

Took a While

It took a while, but I’m finally done converting and cleaning up the space in my office/studio to fit the new rack with everything wired and working! Tonight I updated my rack and connection sheet so I can easily tell what’s what a month from now and I either add or change something in the…

Knock, knock…

Over the last year I’ve reconnected with musicians from the past, one specifically from a LONG time ago, a positive aspect of the Internet. I’m making it a point to make a serious effort and meet up with any of these guys over the next couple of years, if only for a few hours or…

3-Hours at a VFW

Hardened expressions, heads buried in quiet conversation, mugs of draft beer and Johnny Walker Red, I walk past thinking, “wow, a bit early to be drinking.” We setup and grabbed a quick late morning lunch, the Veteran’s Day ceremony scheduled to start in about a half hour. I wolfed a ham sandwich and a coke…

Growing Pains

As I try to keep my body’s health in check, growth is more about losing weight and gaining endurance, as well as trying to stay “healthy”. As I work to improve my writing and home recording skills, it’s much the same: keep a healthy balance between the two while streamlining focus to make best use…

Bigger Bite

Maybe it’s the rude transition from summer to fall we’re having. Between seesawing temps, lack of sleep and mental beatings at work, I’m finally worn down and in the midst of battling a slow moving “crud” that’s cruised from head to chest the last 3-4 days. So it goes. After a week of racking and…