november 11, 2019

“If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of it.” ~ Unknown  

november 8, 2019

“Joy is not in things; it is in us.” ~ Richard Wagner I had so much fun tonight. I was fortunate to once again photograph the Music For Mission Tribute performance. This year’s tribute show was Bob Dylan. But this was super special because I got to play, too, and with some of my favorite people: David Hurst, Melissa Snow-Groves, Anna Grace Hurst, and Chris Mears. We did Dylan’s Mozambique

november 6, 2019

“Miracles happen to those who believe in them.” ~ Bernhard Berenson

october 5, 2019

“Avoiding certain people to protect your emotional health is not a weakness. It’s wisdom.” ~ TinyBuddha   Today’s office and officemates are a colorful, happy bunch. This is a job I can get behind. In case I haven’t mentioned it, and I don’t think I have, this groovy bunch of kids were accepted into the next Music for Mission event, Bob Dylan Tribute, on November 8. We’re performing two songs

october 1, 2019

“In Japan, broken objects are often repaired with gold. The flaw is seen as a unique piece of the object’s history, which adds to it’s beauty. Consider this when you feel broken.” ~ Unknown

september 28, 2019

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ~ Aristotle This is what happens when some of your bandmates see you have a camera in your hand. Plus, it was super hot today so waving to make a breeze was the best course of action.

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