He’ll surprise you with a book he’s read or a difficult song he’s figured out on his beloved Martin guitar.
I had a friend in college who once asked me if I could recall the music that played during the loss of my virginity. Although music was always an important part of my life, I was ashamed to say that I couldn't mark that moment with any particular tune. I'm not certain that my friend … Continue reading Musical Milestones
Someone smart but sexist once said, “if it has tits or tires, it’ll keep you broke." What can you say about someone that has had so many cars and has so many car stories? Remembering them all sparks the hope… if you could get the car back, you could get the time back and the … Continue reading CARS
In the late-Nineteen Eighties I was an aging kid working a colorful but caustic job on the seedy side of town. Specifically, I was a graphic artist in a busy studio that supplied signs for most of the independently owned grocery store chains in the Philadelphia region. We’d hand paint Flank Steak 99¢ / LB. … Continue reading AN ANALOG STORY
There are 54 cards in a deck when you count the jokers but that's not answer to life, the universe and everything.
Words to my daughter as she grows and goes...
When I wanted to be Tom Waits.