New Year’s Day

“If dreams were lightning and thunder was desire, this old barn woulda burned down a long time ago”                                                                                   … John Prine   New Years Day. 2021. Sleep. Decompress. Walk. Repeat. We...

Duh…

Duh… Took us seven years. The big revelation. The “Ahh Haa” moment. Geniuses we are. Like everyone else who gets started making maple syrup, I imagine, we started on the stovetop with a big pan. Then an outdoor burner. Next an evaporator. And five years ago, we...

The Champ…

I guess it’s time. If I’m ever gonna tell the enchilada story, seems now would be the time. This story’s been on my mind for years and I’ve shared pieces with a few people, but I’ve never really given the credit that is long overdue. It’s time I express my gratitude....

Cool…

I don’t get it. Really. It’s a confession not a judgement. The idea of cool. What makes a person cool? Or a thing cool? Or, in this case, a business cool? I’ve actually listened to consultants, read suggestions from influencers and I try to understand the trends. But,...

Spring

I thought for one second that I smelled it today.  Greg Brown wrote “Spring and what’s left of the song birds return”.  I saw the song birds, hundreds of them, in the catalpa.  And I thought that I smelled it.  Smoke rolled from the chimney, down the...

Six Degrees of Django

It’s all about the music really. At least for me. The rhythm of the kitchen, the knife, of life. The soundtrack of a day, a year, a life. There is no such thing as background music. It’s front and center or it’s off. Son of a musician, a music...