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January 26, 2021

A Songwriter’s Life

I’m not gonna lie: this latest song I’ve been working on kicked my bahookie. Three days and nights of minimal sleep, frenzied writing, only one instance of sobbing, and it’s done. I’m not sure if I should throw a party, or slip into a coma.

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January 24, 2021


Yesterday, at 2:30 AM, I sat at the piano, composing, composing, and composing. I lasted until 5:30 (which is the time a lot of my friends actually get up for the day) and go lie on the couch. At 7:30, I bolt upright, and trudge back to the piano. What can I say? When the […]

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January 14, 2021

Murphy’s Law

That awkward moment when you’re in the hot tub first thing in the morning…ahem…buck naked, and the lyrics that eluded you while you were composing into the wee hours of the morning (instead of sleeping like a normal human) suddenly pop into your head.

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August 8, 2020

You Want Me To What?

In my last post, I announced that I was going to Nashville to record my song. This is what happened during my Zoom meeting with the producer: Producer: “I’d like to do a video in addition to the song to further tell your story.” Me: “Okay.” Playing it cool while inside I’m thinking, This is not happening. […]

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