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Hey '19

I remember when the song “Hey Nineteen” was the “new” Steely Dan. Which is funny, because it’s a song about feeling your age. It’s about a guy who’s with a much younger woman who can’t relate to the things he…

2018 Resolutions Revisited

At a recent appointment with my doctor, he observed that my blood pressure is higher than it should be.  He proposed some meds for it, but I really didn't like the idea of getting on a medication that I then…

setlist.snd

There's this website I love, setlist.fm, where fans post the set lists from shows they've seen.  What I'm talking about is the list and ordering of songs an artist plays in a particular show.  Especially when a band I…

You Say You Want a Resolution

I went to the gym this sub-freezing morning, did some fast walking on the treadmill and some weights. Last night I ordered the salmon instead of the cheeseburger that was beckoning. My cholesterol was a little high at this year's…

"Thankfuls" from the NC Shows

My wife, Susan, has this exercise she does most mornings in which she writes down "thankfuls" - things she's thankful for, whether really simple or more significant - as a way of both clearing and refocusing her mind.  I've experienced…

A Moment of Clarity in Johnson City

I played at the Acoustic Coffeehouse in Johnson City this past weekend and received some unexpected gifts. It's a laid-back club, the kind of place where there seem to be a lot of regulars – people greeting each other,…

Athens Show, 1/13/17

Had a great time Friday in Athens.  We reconnected with friends from Chattanooga whom we hadn't seen in too long, and discovered a welcoming venue and very kind music fans at the Beanery Uncorked.  I appreciate the response to my…