10/8/18 Ten Years with Leukemia

Today is my the tenth anniversary of my CLL diagnosis. In ten years a lot has happened. I learned an awful lot about a disease about which I had previously known nothing. I researched, found, and still have world class care and treatment. I watched and waited. I then watched my lymphocyte doubling time soar…

7/14/18 Limitations of Time

We are all limited by time. As it slowly passes through the hourglass, we seem not to notice its steady, relentless flow. We start out with the hourglass full, but it drains into the lower basin, uncontrollable, irreclaimable, each grain a passing moment that can never be retrieved. When the glass is full, we are…

6/22/18 Deborah Robins – Home Fires

I am not a reviewer, nor a critic. I don’t like to criticize other’s work. It is often said about critics that they become critics because they cannot do. That leaves me right out of the critical realm, because I can and do. What I truly enjoy is the doings of others, especially when I…

6/22/18 Stillhouse Junkies – Over the Pass

I’ve known Stillhouse Junkie bassist Cody Tinnin for a long time, he and his whole extended family. Cody’s father, Glenn, and Uncle Bruce were high school friends and are still friends. My first official musical public performance experiences were as a duo with Bruce Tinnin, and later in bands together where we learned a lot…