Maddogg Night at the Lucky Star Brewery

I’m a bit late posting, which I really like to do by 12 midnight Eastern Standard Time (EST). However, by the time I said goodbye to the great people at the ‘Star and loaded my guitar and a few books and T-shirts I still have left, I got home and got stoned, of course, thenContinue reading “Maddogg Night at the Lucky Star Brewery”

Why I Do It

I get asked why I play these little charity gigs for Nursing Homes and Rehab Centers and now, I have opened up communication with Dayton Children’s Hospital to see if I can please a few kids this Christmas. All you have to do is walk into SycamoreSpring Nursing Home. The first thing you notice isContinue reading “Why I Do It”

Playing Out

It is truly one of the most fun things in all the world, so I packed up my guitar and headed north to Dayton to the Dublin Pub. Very cool place and I knew the host, a local player who is a very cool dude and great player. It turns out I knew three orContinue reading “Playing Out”

Pinch Me

I have to make sure I am not seeing things. Did I see a headline that said Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgewick told a sob story about losing all their money in the infamous Bernie Madoff’s machinations? Boo fucking hoo. Here is the All-American boy who has been in every movie ever made since heContinue reading “Pinch Me”

Christmas Commercials Already?

I saw my first one today (9/6) and I made a mental note to never shop from the particular advertiser for this holiday season, or ANY holiday season until time immemorial. That’s how much I appreciate their initiative. When I am over everything, I keep telling the Domestic Despot, one of the changes I willContinue reading “Christmas Commercials Already?”

Out With the Old

Everything has a useful life. Products. People. Animals. We just witnessed a microcosm with the recent NFL playoff games. The Old Guard  were represented by the sports’ standard bearer Tom Brady and the best quarterback not named Tom Brady, the Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers. The Young Guns were represented by their standard bearer PatrickContinue reading “Out With the Old”

Hanging Out

Pretty lazy day but everybody seems to be in a hurry to me. I guess because, ever since I retired, I have no time constraints, so I am not in a hurry anymore…forever. It’s official: All the Christmas decorations, inside and out, are packed away for next year, but my wonderful soulmate has acquiesced toContinue reading “Hanging Out”

Starting Anew

I lay down some words which will be included in the new song I am putting together, and I am having a blast with my Oculus II except I am now officially done with the rollercoaster app. Stomach-churning. The song is called Without You and the words I have assembled in this, the embryonic processContinue reading “Starting Anew”

Letting Go

I don’t care what anybody says, the door was big enough for Rose to balance herself and let Jack get on, saving his life, but ruining a great movie, n’est-ce pas? What happened to “I won’t let go Jack?” Letting go can reference acceptance of a loss or just letting it all hang out. HowContinue reading “Letting Go”

The Day After

I was unable to get my Christmas blog done yesterday for all the obvious reasons. I talked with family, opened presents, and thoroughly enjoyed my 35th consecutive Christmas with my favorite person on planet Earth. My silly wife just asked “Who?” The dogs made out like bandits and there are chewies and chewy-shaped things allContinue reading “The Day After”