Monthly Archives: March 2012

Far From Close Enough

A couple of weeks ago, I had a chance email exchange with an artist/songwriter friend whom I’ve not seen in some 2-3 years by the name of J. Scott Hinkle. Scott’s the kind of musician that takes all of five minutes to grow on you, he writes witty and sensitive pieces, pouring his heart into…

Ears Wide Open

I listen to music for both pleasure and as a tool to grow my “ears” as a musician and writer, what I call “reference listening”. For extending my scope of reference listening, I’m using Spotify to check out artists I’ve never heard or not listened to extensively to see what material moves me then spend…

Shock the System

Over the last 10 years I’ve worked hard to clean up my eating habits. Though by no means a vegetarian, I do watch starch, white flour/sugar and fatty meat intake. Coupled with a semi-regular workout regimen, I feel pretty good. With the help of some high-concentration Niacin (Niaspan), my cholesterol counts are in respective sweet…

When All Else Fails

I’m not big into fishing, but I’ve been a time or two when after 4-5 hours not so much as a bite. Could have been the wrong time of day, too windy or cold, wrong bait, whatever… but it wasn’t time wasted. There was conversation, maybe a few beers, some eats, and usually a little…

Monthly Archives: March 2012

Far From Close Enough

A couple of weeks ago, I had a chance email exchange with an artist/songwriter friend whom I’ve not seen in some 2-3 years by the name of J. Scott Hinkle. Scott’s the kind of musician that takes all of five minutes to grow on you, he writes witty and sensitive pieces, pouring his heart into…

Ears Wide Open

I listen to music for both pleasure and as a tool to grow my “ears” as a musician and writer, what I call “reference listening”. For extending my scope of reference listening, I’m using Spotify to check out artists I’ve never heard or not listened to extensively to see what material moves me then spend…

Shock the System

Over the last 10 years I’ve worked hard to clean up my eating habits. Though by no means a vegetarian, I do watch starch, white flour/sugar and fatty meat intake. Coupled with a semi-regular workout regimen, I feel pretty good. With the help of some high-concentration Niacin (Niaspan), my cholesterol counts are in respective sweet…

When All Else Fails

I’m not big into fishing, but I’ve been a time or two when after 4-5 hours not so much as a bite. Could have been the wrong time of day, too windy or cold, wrong bait, whatever… but it wasn’t time wasted. There was conversation, maybe a few beers, some eats, and usually a little…

Monthly Archives: March 2012

Far From Close Enough

A couple of weeks ago, I had a chance email exchange with an artist/songwriter friend whom I’ve not seen in some 2-3 years by the name of J. Scott Hinkle. Scott’s the kind of musician that takes all of five minutes to grow on you, he writes witty and sensitive pieces, pouring his heart into…

Ears Wide Open

I listen to music for both pleasure and as a tool to grow my “ears” as a musician and writer, what I call “reference listening”. For extending my scope of reference listening, I’m using Spotify to check out artists I’ve never heard or not listened to extensively to see what material moves me then spend…

Shock the System

Over the last 10 years I’ve worked hard to clean up my eating habits. Though by no means a vegetarian, I do watch starch, white flour/sugar and fatty meat intake. Coupled with a semi-regular workout regimen, I feel pretty good. With the help of some high-concentration Niacin (Niaspan), my cholesterol counts are in respective sweet…

When All Else Fails

I’m not big into fishing, but I’ve been a time or two when after 4-5 hours not so much as a bite. Could have been the wrong time of day, too windy or cold, wrong bait, whatever… but it wasn’t time wasted. There was conversation, maybe a few beers, some eats, and usually a little…

Monthly Archives: March 2012

Far From Close Enough

A couple of weeks ago, I had a chance email exchange with an artist/songwriter friend whom I’ve not seen in some 2-3 years by the name of J. Scott Hinkle. Scott’s the kind of musician that takes all of five minutes to grow on you, he writes witty and sensitive pieces, pouring his heart into…

Ears Wide Open

I listen to music for both pleasure and as a tool to grow my “ears” as a musician and writer, what I call “reference listening”. For extending my scope of reference listening, I’m using Spotify to check out artists I’ve never heard or not listened to extensively to see what material moves me then spend…

Shock the System

Over the last 10 years I’ve worked hard to clean up my eating habits. Though by no means a vegetarian, I do watch starch, white flour/sugar and fatty meat intake. Coupled with a semi-regular workout regimen, I feel pretty good. With the help of some high-concentration Niacin (Niaspan), my cholesterol counts are in respective sweet…

When All Else Fails

I’m not big into fishing, but I’ve been a time or two when after 4-5 hours not so much as a bite. Could have been the wrong time of day, too windy or cold, wrong bait, whatever… but it wasn’t time wasted. There was conversation, maybe a few beers, some eats, and usually a little…

Monthly Archives: March 2012

Far From Close Enough

A couple of weeks ago, I had a chance email exchange with an artist/songwriter friend whom I’ve not seen in some 2-3 years by the name of J. Scott Hinkle. Scott’s the kind of musician that takes all of five minutes to grow on you, he writes witty and sensitive pieces, pouring his heart into…

Ears Wide Open

I listen to music for both pleasure and as a tool to grow my “ears” as a musician and writer, what I call “reference listening”. For extending my scope of reference listening, I’m using Spotify to check out artists I’ve never heard or not listened to extensively to see what material moves me then spend…

Shock the System

Over the last 10 years I’ve worked hard to clean up my eating habits. Though by no means a vegetarian, I do watch starch, white flour/sugar and fatty meat intake. Coupled with a semi-regular workout regimen, I feel pretty good. With the help of some high-concentration Niacin (Niaspan), my cholesterol counts are in respective sweet…

When All Else Fails

I’m not big into fishing, but I’ve been a time or two when after 4-5 hours not so much as a bite. Could have been the wrong time of day, too windy or cold, wrong bait, whatever… but it wasn’t time wasted. There was conversation, maybe a few beers, some eats, and usually a little…

Monthly Archives: March 2012

Far From Close Enough

A couple of weeks ago, I had a chance email exchange with an artist/songwriter friend whom I’ve not seen in some 2-3 years by the name of J. Scott Hinkle. Scott’s the kind of musician that takes all of five minutes to grow on you, he writes witty and sensitive pieces, pouring his heart into…

Ears Wide Open

I listen to music for both pleasure and as a tool to grow my “ears” as a musician and writer, what I call “reference listening”. For extending my scope of reference listening, I’m using Spotify to check out artists I’ve never heard or not listened to extensively to see what material moves me then spend…

Shock the System

Over the last 10 years I’ve worked hard to clean up my eating habits. Though by no means a vegetarian, I do watch starch, white flour/sugar and fatty meat intake. Coupled with a semi-regular workout regimen, I feel pretty good. With the help of some high-concentration Niacin (Niaspan), my cholesterol counts are in respective sweet…

When All Else Fails

I’m not big into fishing, but I’ve been a time or two when after 4-5 hours not so much as a bite. Could have been the wrong time of day, too windy or cold, wrong bait, whatever… but it wasn’t time wasted. There was conversation, maybe a few beers, some eats, and usually a little…

Monthly Archives: March 2012

Far From Close Enough

A couple of weeks ago, I had a chance email exchange with an artist/songwriter friend whom I’ve not seen in some 2-3 years by the name of J. Scott Hinkle. Scott’s the kind of musician that takes all of five minutes to grow on you, he writes witty and sensitive pieces, pouring his heart into…

Ears Wide Open

I listen to music for both pleasure and as a tool to grow my “ears” as a musician and writer, what I call “reference listening”. For extending my scope of reference listening, I’m using Spotify to check out artists I’ve never heard or not listened to extensively to see what material moves me then spend…

Shock the System

Over the last 10 years I’ve worked hard to clean up my eating habits. Though by no means a vegetarian, I do watch starch, white flour/sugar and fatty meat intake. Coupled with a semi-regular workout regimen, I feel pretty good. With the help of some high-concentration Niacin (Niaspan), my cholesterol counts are in respective sweet…

When All Else Fails

I’m not big into fishing, but I’ve been a time or two when after 4-5 hours not so much as a bite. Could have been the wrong time of day, too windy or cold, wrong bait, whatever… but it wasn’t time wasted. There was conversation, maybe a few beers, some eats, and usually a little…