Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ducks

I’m relishing all the recent inspiration and influence of co-writing. It’s been a long time coming, and I welcome the challenge. One new co-writer in particular, who is a pianist, is forcing my hand musically with her keen approach to harmony . Another co-writer, with a more seasoned background in writing Country is taking me…

Under The Bridge

A week ago, while in Nashville, I had the privilege and pleasure to write a song with Crissy Wix. After a couple of years of trying to make a long distance writing connection, we started a couple of songs, but the stars never aligned. Finally, we had the chance to write in person. When we…

7/8 Time

Odd meter, like 7/8 time, you don’t really count it, you feel it. As long as one is solid, the musical unit is able to play cohesively. As I wrap up seven days and eight nights on this trip, my “one” for the week was purpose. However, even this was rather loosely defined, given I’m…

Wind

Three days down, three to go. So far, maybe half of the time has gone as planned. Given the choppy seas of the Nashville scene, being prepared to fill down time with productive activities is like managing the force of the wind against a ship’s sails. It’s funny that one of the most productive events…

Colors

Is that black, or blue? Open the window, let a little light in, and hues tend to more readily reveal themselves. Gray days often bring rain, and the chance to see hues differently, for plans to change and bring about opportunities that otherwise might not have been. Are we on, or off? Ask a few…

Drive Time

I’m so well intended. Got up today and pretty well stuck to the game plan. Breakfast, 90 minutes of writing, shower, dress, and off to appointments. The perspectives and information I got from my meetings were spot on. Certainly less than great news from the perspective of songs being pitch ready, but that’s what writing…

Miles

At 9:36 I pulled out of the drive, somewhere between an hour and some 30 minutes later than planned. But I was determined to not keep to an agenda, I’m on vacation, after all. Trip went well, lunch at the last rest stop before Nashville, hit construction between Lebanon and Percy Priest, and nothing but…

Juice

This week I get to go to Nashville. Given I’m not making these trips anywhere near the frequency I’d hoped over the last 3-4 years, I need to squeeze the most of each day, if not hour, I’m there. I was frustrated out of the gate when I couldn’t find accommodations in familiar surroundings within…

Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ducks

I’m relishing all the recent inspiration and influence of co-writing. It’s been a long time coming, and I welcome the challenge. One new co-writer in particular, who is a pianist, is forcing my hand musically with her keen approach to harmony . Another co-writer, with a more seasoned background in writing Country is taking me…

Under The Bridge

A week ago, while in Nashville, I had the privilege and pleasure to write a song with Crissy Wix. After a couple of years of trying to make a long distance writing connection, we started a couple of songs, but the stars never aligned. Finally, we had the chance to write in person. When we…

7/8 Time

Odd meter, like 7/8 time, you don’t really count it, you feel it. As long as one is solid, the musical unit is able to play cohesively. As I wrap up seven days and eight nights on this trip, my “one” for the week was purpose. However, even this was rather loosely defined, given I’m…

Wind

Three days down, three to go. So far, maybe half of the time has gone as planned. Given the choppy seas of the Nashville scene, being prepared to fill down time with productive activities is like managing the force of the wind against a ship’s sails. It’s funny that one of the most productive events…

Colors

Is that black, or blue? Open the window, let a little light in, and hues tend to more readily reveal themselves. Gray days often bring rain, and the chance to see hues differently, for plans to change and bring about opportunities that otherwise might not have been. Are we on, or off? Ask a few…

Drive Time

I’m so well intended. Got up today and pretty well stuck to the game plan. Breakfast, 90 minutes of writing, shower, dress, and off to appointments. The perspectives and information I got from my meetings were spot on. Certainly less than great news from the perspective of songs being pitch ready, but that’s what writing…

Miles

At 9:36 I pulled out of the drive, somewhere between an hour and some 30 minutes later than planned. But I was determined to not keep to an agenda, I’m on vacation, after all. Trip went well, lunch at the last rest stop before Nashville, hit construction between Lebanon and Percy Priest, and nothing but…

Juice

This week I get to go to Nashville. Given I’m not making these trips anywhere near the frequency I’d hoped over the last 3-4 years, I need to squeeze the most of each day, if not hour, I’m there. I was frustrated out of the gate when I couldn’t find accommodations in familiar surroundings within…

Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ducks

I’m relishing all the recent inspiration and influence of co-writing. It’s been a long time coming, and I welcome the challenge. One new co-writer in particular, who is a pianist, is forcing my hand musically with her keen approach to harmony . Another co-writer, with a more seasoned background in writing Country is taking me…

Under The Bridge

A week ago, while in Nashville, I had the privilege and pleasure to write a song with Crissy Wix. After a couple of years of trying to make a long distance writing connection, we started a couple of songs, but the stars never aligned. Finally, we had the chance to write in person. When we…

7/8 Time

Odd meter, like 7/8 time, you don’t really count it, you feel it. As long as one is solid, the musical unit is able to play cohesively. As I wrap up seven days and eight nights on this trip, my “one” for the week was purpose. However, even this was rather loosely defined, given I’m…

Wind

Three days down, three to go. So far, maybe half of the time has gone as planned. Given the choppy seas of the Nashville scene, being prepared to fill down time with productive activities is like managing the force of the wind against a ship’s sails. It’s funny that one of the most productive events…

Colors

Is that black, or blue? Open the window, let a little light in, and hues tend to more readily reveal themselves. Gray days often bring rain, and the chance to see hues differently, for plans to change and bring about opportunities that otherwise might not have been. Are we on, or off? Ask a few…

Drive Time

I’m so well intended. Got up today and pretty well stuck to the game plan. Breakfast, 90 minutes of writing, shower, dress, and off to appointments. The perspectives and information I got from my meetings were spot on. Certainly less than great news from the perspective of songs being pitch ready, but that’s what writing…

Miles

At 9:36 I pulled out of the drive, somewhere between an hour and some 30 minutes later than planned. But I was determined to not keep to an agenda, I’m on vacation, after all. Trip went well, lunch at the last rest stop before Nashville, hit construction between Lebanon and Percy Priest, and nothing but…

Juice

This week I get to go to Nashville. Given I’m not making these trips anywhere near the frequency I’d hoped over the last 3-4 years, I need to squeeze the most of each day, if not hour, I’m there. I was frustrated out of the gate when I couldn’t find accommodations in familiar surroundings within…

Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ducks

I’m relishing all the recent inspiration and influence of co-writing. It’s been a long time coming, and I welcome the challenge. One new co-writer in particular, who is a pianist, is forcing my hand musically with her keen approach to harmony . Another co-writer, with a more seasoned background in writing Country is taking me…

Under The Bridge

A week ago, while in Nashville, I had the privilege and pleasure to write a song with Crissy Wix. After a couple of years of trying to make a long distance writing connection, we started a couple of songs, but the stars never aligned. Finally, we had the chance to write in person. When we…

7/8 Time

Odd meter, like 7/8 time, you don’t really count it, you feel it. As long as one is solid, the musical unit is able to play cohesively. As I wrap up seven days and eight nights on this trip, my “one” for the week was purpose. However, even this was rather loosely defined, given I’m…

Wind

Three days down, three to go. So far, maybe half of the time has gone as planned. Given the choppy seas of the Nashville scene, being prepared to fill down time with productive activities is like managing the force of the wind against a ship’s sails. It’s funny that one of the most productive events…

Colors

Is that black, or blue? Open the window, let a little light in, and hues tend to more readily reveal themselves. Gray days often bring rain, and the chance to see hues differently, for plans to change and bring about opportunities that otherwise might not have been. Are we on, or off? Ask a few…

Drive Time

I’m so well intended. Got up today and pretty well stuck to the game plan. Breakfast, 90 minutes of writing, shower, dress, and off to appointments. The perspectives and information I got from my meetings were spot on. Certainly less than great news from the perspective of songs being pitch ready, but that’s what writing…

Miles

At 9:36 I pulled out of the drive, somewhere between an hour and some 30 minutes later than planned. But I was determined to not keep to an agenda, I’m on vacation, after all. Trip went well, lunch at the last rest stop before Nashville, hit construction between Lebanon and Percy Priest, and nothing but…

Juice

This week I get to go to Nashville. Given I’m not making these trips anywhere near the frequency I’d hoped over the last 3-4 years, I need to squeeze the most of each day, if not hour, I’m there. I was frustrated out of the gate when I couldn’t find accommodations in familiar surroundings within…

Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ducks

I’m relishing all the recent inspiration and influence of co-writing. It’s been a long time coming, and I welcome the challenge. One new co-writer in particular, who is a pianist, is forcing my hand musically with her keen approach to harmony . Another co-writer, with a more seasoned background in writing Country is taking me…

Under The Bridge

A week ago, while in Nashville, I had the privilege and pleasure to write a song with Crissy Wix. After a couple of years of trying to make a long distance writing connection, we started a couple of songs, but the stars never aligned. Finally, we had the chance to write in person. When we…

7/8 Time

Odd meter, like 7/8 time, you don’t really count it, you feel it. As long as one is solid, the musical unit is able to play cohesively. As I wrap up seven days and eight nights on this trip, my “one” for the week was purpose. However, even this was rather loosely defined, given I’m…

Wind

Three days down, three to go. So far, maybe half of the time has gone as planned. Given the choppy seas of the Nashville scene, being prepared to fill down time with productive activities is like managing the force of the wind against a ship’s sails. It’s funny that one of the most productive events…

Colors

Is that black, or blue? Open the window, let a little light in, and hues tend to more readily reveal themselves. Gray days often bring rain, and the chance to see hues differently, for plans to change and bring about opportunities that otherwise might not have been. Are we on, or off? Ask a few…

Drive Time

I’m so well intended. Got up today and pretty well stuck to the game plan. Breakfast, 90 minutes of writing, shower, dress, and off to appointments. The perspectives and information I got from my meetings were spot on. Certainly less than great news from the perspective of songs being pitch ready, but that’s what writing…

Miles

At 9:36 I pulled out of the drive, somewhere between an hour and some 30 minutes later than planned. But I was determined to not keep to an agenda, I’m on vacation, after all. Trip went well, lunch at the last rest stop before Nashville, hit construction between Lebanon and Percy Priest, and nothing but…

Juice

This week I get to go to Nashville. Given I’m not making these trips anywhere near the frequency I’d hoped over the last 3-4 years, I need to squeeze the most of each day, if not hour, I’m there. I was frustrated out of the gate when I couldn’t find accommodations in familiar surroundings within…

Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ducks

I’m relishing all the recent inspiration and influence of co-writing. It’s been a long time coming, and I welcome the challenge. One new co-writer in particular, who is a pianist, is forcing my hand musically with her keen approach to harmony . Another co-writer, with a more seasoned background in writing Country is taking me…

Under The Bridge

A week ago, while in Nashville, I had the privilege and pleasure to write a song with Crissy Wix. After a couple of years of trying to make a long distance writing connection, we started a couple of songs, but the stars never aligned. Finally, we had the chance to write in person. When we…

7/8 Time

Odd meter, like 7/8 time, you don’t really count it, you feel it. As long as one is solid, the musical unit is able to play cohesively. As I wrap up seven days and eight nights on this trip, my “one” for the week was purpose. However, even this was rather loosely defined, given I’m…

Wind

Three days down, three to go. So far, maybe half of the time has gone as planned. Given the choppy seas of the Nashville scene, being prepared to fill down time with productive activities is like managing the force of the wind against a ship’s sails. It’s funny that one of the most productive events…

Colors

Is that black, or blue? Open the window, let a little light in, and hues tend to more readily reveal themselves. Gray days often bring rain, and the chance to see hues differently, for plans to change and bring about opportunities that otherwise might not have been. Are we on, or off? Ask a few…

Drive Time

I’m so well intended. Got up today and pretty well stuck to the game plan. Breakfast, 90 minutes of writing, shower, dress, and off to appointments. The perspectives and information I got from my meetings were spot on. Certainly less than great news from the perspective of songs being pitch ready, but that’s what writing…

Miles

At 9:36 I pulled out of the drive, somewhere between an hour and some 30 minutes later than planned. But I was determined to not keep to an agenda, I’m on vacation, after all. Trip went well, lunch at the last rest stop before Nashville, hit construction between Lebanon and Percy Priest, and nothing but…

Juice

This week I get to go to Nashville. Given I’m not making these trips anywhere near the frequency I’d hoped over the last 3-4 years, I need to squeeze the most of each day, if not hour, I’m there. I was frustrated out of the gate when I couldn’t find accommodations in familiar surroundings within…

Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ducks

I’m relishing all the recent inspiration and influence of co-writing. It’s been a long time coming, and I welcome the challenge. One new co-writer in particular, who is a pianist, is forcing my hand musically with her keen approach to harmony . Another co-writer, with a more seasoned background in writing Country is taking me…

Under The Bridge

A week ago, while in Nashville, I had the privilege and pleasure to write a song with Crissy Wix. After a couple of years of trying to make a long distance writing connection, we started a couple of songs, but the stars never aligned. Finally, we had the chance to write in person. When we…

7/8 Time

Odd meter, like 7/8 time, you don’t really count it, you feel it. As long as one is solid, the musical unit is able to play cohesively. As I wrap up seven days and eight nights on this trip, my “one” for the week was purpose. However, even this was rather loosely defined, given I’m…

Wind

Three days down, three to go. So far, maybe half of the time has gone as planned. Given the choppy seas of the Nashville scene, being prepared to fill down time with productive activities is like managing the force of the wind against a ship’s sails. It’s funny that one of the most productive events…

Colors

Is that black, or blue? Open the window, let a little light in, and hues tend to more readily reveal themselves. Gray days often bring rain, and the chance to see hues differently, for plans to change and bring about opportunities that otherwise might not have been. Are we on, or off? Ask a few…

Drive Time

I’m so well intended. Got up today and pretty well stuck to the game plan. Breakfast, 90 minutes of writing, shower, dress, and off to appointments. The perspectives and information I got from my meetings were spot on. Certainly less than great news from the perspective of songs being pitch ready, but that’s what writing…

Miles

At 9:36 I pulled out of the drive, somewhere between an hour and some 30 minutes later than planned. But I was determined to not keep to an agenda, I’m on vacation, after all. Trip went well, lunch at the last rest stop before Nashville, hit construction between Lebanon and Percy Priest, and nothing but…

Juice

This week I get to go to Nashville. Given I’m not making these trips anywhere near the frequency I’d hoped over the last 3-4 years, I need to squeeze the most of each day, if not hour, I’m there. I was frustrated out of the gate when I couldn’t find accommodations in familiar surroundings within…