The Phat Lady Doth Singeth!

The phat lady doth singeth today – on the phone – I have the new job and it happened very nicely and fast. The IT industry had these years ( recently) where the hiring process was so painful – I can tell that things have changed for the better. I even had multiple offers. Life is good today (especially). A day to celebrate for…

Mountain Pass[ed]

The Telegram came in at 3:40 yesterday afternoon. I was Writing and Playing this song – hence how upbeat this is. I feel like a train just strained over a big mountain – and now we are on the other side. I tried to capture this feeling in a song – as if the train were almost “free wheeling”. May was a very trying…

New Horizon? [YES!]

I’m hoping to hear some good news tomorrow – it could be a new horizon and even chapter in my life. Fingers crossed! [UPDATE – YES – Houston, we have a New Horizon – I will update in the next post and hve a pretty cool song to go along with it too] This song is a bit odd in that the bridge does…

Flatbrokeville

I grew up near the Delaware Water Gap – where Route 80 goes from NJ to PA. Not far from there – a little north – along the Old Mine Road – one of America’s oldest roads, there is a tiny place called Flatbrookville. My father would load up his green VW Bug, open the sun roof and let us kids stand on the…

Changes Ahead

Its funny how life’s surprise changes force you to go through a process. I feel some changes coming sooner than I had expected. There are changes at work, but more importantly, I feel that our move to Oregon will happen at least one year earlier than the earliest that I had envisioned. Mt. Thielsen is near Crater Lake and we pass it after we…

Bend, Oregon

We’ve been going to Bend, Oregon on vacation for almost 15 years years now – once every year. That sleepy little town is now one of the fastest growing cities in the US, and for good reason. Sadly, house prices are more than in Portland. Its growth has put a damper on me in some ways – but because its an island in the…

Win Every Day

It’s notIf you winOr loseIt’s howYou playThe gameWhen youPlay the gameAnd do unto othersAs you would have themDo unto youYou always winLet the others Win the battlesYou will win the war,Every war,Every day

Life is a River

Life isA River:Of thoughts,Of feelings,Of experiencesOne minute glassyNext minute churningThrough it allThere is our yearningWe hold our truthsTo be self evidentBecause we Actually have no sayLife just flows And we must playAlongWithIt

Consuming Thoughts

When youThink About your thoughtsAnd you’re spinningRound and roundStop to think That stopping thinkingMight be bestIn fact, profoundTake a vacation From yourselfOpen up your foggy eyesNothing matters,Warrants worryLet it goYou’ll be surprised!