Life and Times of a Versatilist
At NPR in D.C. after the gig with Wynton Marsalis circa March 1996. #tbt

At NPR in D.C. after the gig with Wynton Marsalis circa March 1996. #tbt

Reflection of a Selfie in the “no wake zone”

Reflection of a Selfie in the “no wake zone”

Your Mantra

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Mantra is a mind projection created in either a spoken or mental manner. Mantras can be a word, phrase, syllable or sound. They can be recited, sung or repeated silently in the mind. It is a technique for regulating the mind. There are many mantras each one having its own quality, rhythm, and effect. For thousands of years, mystics, meditators and yogis have used mantras for mental and spiritual…

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Noise and Yucky Stuff

Noise and Yucky Stuff

Remember the good old days? Chalk boards and clapping erasers outside after school, rotary dial phones, the world before video games and entertaining yourself by playing outside, 8-tracks, tapes, records, and reel-to-reel video, slide shows were actual square, paper frames with film in between them, TV Dinners, the world before TV (for some of my readers)… We could go on and on. With all that’s…

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Dinner is served.

Dinner is served.

Doesn’t get much better than this on the water. Cruising right along!

Doesn’t get much better than this on the water. Cruising right along!

Boating therapy

Boating therapy

Seeing you everywhere.

Seeing you everywhere.

My Maddie-Boo

It was your world that I was fortunate to exist in. I miss the mornings rubbing your eyes and your gentle nose nudge to let me know I wasn’t finished yet.

My Maddie-Boo

It was your world that I was fortunate to exist in. I miss the mornings rubbing your eyes and your gentle nose nudge to let me know I wasn’t finished yet.

Don’t be jealous!

Don’t be jealous!