Monthly Archives: January 2012

1/3 of my Life on my Back…

Grateful Blog: Day 30: Well hell, 30 days so far. Who knew? Last night was weird. I slept well. I didn’t find myself tossing and turning. But it was decidedly strange. We bought a new bed on Saturday—you know one … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Love…Nap.

Grateful Blog: Day 29: You ever have one of those weekends that were so busy that you forgot to relax and have a weekend? Felt yourself late Sunday night thinking about what you’d so if you could just skip work … Continue reading

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Luck, Golf and Lightning…

Grateful Blog: Day 28: I’ve been thinking about ‘Luck’ all day today. After last night’s high speed near-miss on the freeway, I came home to find out I was a Semi-Finalist in the 2011 Great Lakes Songwriting Contest. http://www.greatlakessongwritingcontest.net/ Like … Continue reading

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“You Keep Swervin’ in my Lane…”

Grateful Blog: Day 27: It’s easy to be Grateful about the big things. Tonight I was driving home, minding the speed limit (rare for me) and behaving (even rarer) when someone tried to come into my lane without looking. Suddenly … Continue reading

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Grateful for Gordon Lightfoot…

Grateful Blog: Day 26: I was driving home from tonight’s gig and on the stereo came that great opening line “I can see her lying back in that satin dress, in a room where you do what you don’t confess…” … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Captain!

Grateful Blog: Day 25: Today’s my friend Lyman’s birthday. I met him a few years ago at an open mic. Seemed like a nice guy. He’d been toNashvilleto do some songwriting and I was planning to go as well. Without … Continue reading

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A Little Heat…

Grateful Blog: Day 23: They just came to fill the oil tank up today. Yeah, we still burn oil for our heat. It’s ‘old school’ in a way I suppose and about as environmentally friendly as your average Chevy Suburban. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s are for…

Grateful Blog: Day 22: You know Sunday means a lot of things to a lot of people. Football. Church. Sleeping In. Walking the Dog. A whole mix of things. I’ve said it before but my Sunday rituals follow more or … Continue reading

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Kicking the Bucket…

Grateful Blog: Day 21: I’m Grateful today because I kicked the bucket last. And yet here I am. You seem back’s been killing me lately. I wrenched it lifting firewood. So after toughing it out for a month or so … Continue reading

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How high’s the water Mama?

Grateful Blog: Day 20: Johnny Cash famously sang “How high’s the water Mama? Well she’s 4 feet high and rising”…and that’s about how high the water level is right now for my neighbors up and down the Klickitat River. That’s … Continue reading

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