Father, Friend, Homeowner, Human, Husband, Musician, Son

Holiday greetings for 2020

We all know that 2020 made it challenging to find moments of joy -- the pandemic, the economic crisis, civil unrest, not to mention family health issues. But just as we all found ways to adapt, we found joy when we looked for it. Since it's so easy to forget about the good things that… Continue reading Holiday greetings for 2020

Husband, Musician

Admiration for amateurs

Sometimes we'll see a next-door-neighbor type everyman doing something -- for their job, as a hobby, in an instructional video¬† -- and think, "That's easy, I could do that." Or even, "They're screwing that up; I'd be much better." Entire TV series and YouTube channels, from gameshows to reality shows, are partially based on this… Continue reading Admiration for amateurs