Life and death

Just returned from a funeral.  My brother-in-law was killed in a snowmobile accident a week ago.  How quickly life can change. And how precious are our relationships.  The older I get, the more I realize all the different gifts people have to offer in this life.  People hear me perform, and tell me what a…

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The Cat’s nose

What happened to my cat’s nose?  Saturday morning, my cat came up to me, and her nose was all bloody, the tip was missing, and she had a puncture wound in her face and a scratch.  The cat was INSIDE all night!!  I can not for the life of me figure out what she got…

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Mental infirmity

Okay, so today I want to talk about the plethora of little black devices that sit on my studio table.  These include: my cell phone, a calculator, a tuner, a metronome, and a stereo remote.  When the phone rings I answer the metronome.  When I need to add things, I pick up the stereo remote.  Some of you can…

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Paying for groceries

Another week, and the most exciting thing I did was get caught trying to leave Winco without paying for my groceries.  It’s a bit embarrassing to admit that this was not the first time.   At least I didn’t actually leave the store this time. A couple of years ago, I bagged up my groceries and headed right…

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The pigeon. R.I.P

So I’m driving down Warm Springs Ave. today out by the golf course, and there’s this pigeon crossing the road.  (Why it was crossing the road is a discussion we can have later.)  The bird appears to be either injured or mentally challenged, because as I approach it, it does not fly away.  So I stop. The bird…

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