Travels with Brett

To get to Cincinnati, you have to land in northern Kentucky. One of the first stalls in the airport was a Kentucky souvenir store with T-shirts, shot glasses and tiny little replicas of bourbon bottles. I remember my mother complaining how all my father’s relatives from this state would give us Christmas presents with the […]

Talking about the younger me

I guess I’m officially old. This year marks the 20 year since graduating high school. Hell, I remember my parents going to one of their 20 year reunions. Unlike them, I have no plans to visit my alma mater. I too remember when my exposure to music changed. I was in junior high transitioning from […]

25th Anniversary of Ten

I remember the first time I saw the video for Alive. The VJ (remember video jockeys?) for MTV was introducing a video by request from someone who wrote in by letter. The writer said his three favorite bands were someone, someone else and Pearl Jam. I don’t remember the first two but I do remember […]


With all four windows down I let the cool 69 degree air flow through the car on my way to work this morning. God it felt good and changed my whole perspective on this day I didn’t want to get out of bed to face. Over the past few weeks I’ve tried pushing myself out […]

Writing and other stuff

So, I’ve been slacking in regard to this blog even though I’ve tried to maintain a once a week posting on the other. I know that wasn’t the intentions for this. Sorry. I could throw out excuses or duties to this or that, but I won’t. It’s not that I don’t want to, but the […]


“I guess I won’t be mowing the yard tomorrow,” I said to the last two people who were ignoring the morning’s code red alert with me. We were standing in the office kitchen watching rain pour outside the large mirrored windows while the drains swelled what they couldn’t hold into the middle of the streets. Sipping cups of afternoon […]

Starting the school year

First off let me say I hope you and the family are OK and safe down in the Baton Rouge area. If there is anything I can do, though it would probably have to be air dropped in or brought in by fan boat, then let me know. So yes, I slacked off last week and didn’t […]

Preparation for the Next Life

Since The Gunslinger was behind me, I went through my Audible library looking for something else I paid for and never started. The emanating oyster pail on the cover of Preparation for the Next Life stopped my scrolling and had me dig back into why I had used a credit on it in the first place. Last year I came across the […]

Writing the book

Congrats on beginning the process of writing a book. It’s going to be an interesting ride putting down all the thoughts and ideas you have and constructing your little world. I won’t bore you with advice or “How to” information. You know enough to be able to figure it out. Have fun with it, make […]