august 19, 2019

“To let go does not mean to get rid of. To let go means to let be. When we let be with compassion, things come and go on their own.” ~ Jack Kornfield          

july 22, 2019

“A good person can make another person good; it means that goodness will elicit goodness in the society; other persons will also be good.” ~ Bhumibol Adulyadej     Mears, or Mearsy as we’ll call him from now on, that’s guitarist Chris’ last name. I finally just asked as we sat around at another rousing night of rehearsal. Lots of laughs and some great music was played. Rori, the baby,

july 20, 2019

“Never underestimate the importance of abandoning crap you don’t need.” ~ Unknown     A side project has a side project and that side-side project met for the first time today. I made fast friends with Chris, our guitarist. I don’t know his last name (yet) but it doesn’t matter. He’s the greatest dude and we had a blast playing music with the Hursts-Snow-Groves. More rehearsals are scheduled and I’m

may 28, 2019

“There’s no rule that says I have to live life like everyone else.” ~ Unknown     The Brothers Hurst don’t live their lives like everybody else. Oh, they try, but clearly they’re not always successful. That’s just one of the many reasons I love them so. Every once in a while I’m lucky enough to have time to join in their vinyl listening parties. Thus was such an occasion

april 20, 2019

“At times, my fears quiet down and I’m filled with amazement, able to witness the love and grace that surrounds all of us. That’s all. That’s everything.” ~ Vicki Caroline Cheatwood  

march 29, 2019

“One of the best lessons you can learn in life is to master how to remain calm.” ~ Catherine Pulsifer    

march 23, 2019

“You know all those things you’ve always wanted to do? You should go do them.” ~ Unknown     And this was my office today, taking a seat at the skins with this incredible group of players known as Four Leonards and a Fifth (not pictured is Melissa Snow Groves). I was beyond thrilled that they let me play with them (really, I wore them down), and I was able

january 26, 2019

“Your beliefs don’t make you a better person. Your behavior does.” ~ Unknown     This little girl adores her daddy, David Hurst. And right she should; he’s one cool daddy-o.

january 14, 2019

“If you’re not kind to unkind people, you’re one of them. Unconditional kindness is not a declaration of who deserves it. It’s a declaration of who you are.” ~ Timber Hawkeye     I saw David Hurst Saturday. He showed me a recent vinyl discovery he’d made. I took a little trip down memory lane with his find; a signed promotional copy of our first LP. It was signed by