Monthly Archives: June 2016

What’s wrong with me.

I spent the last several years working on flaws that I wanted to change and got to a point where I feel pretty good about all of them. That left me with a curious list of flaws I didn’t want

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Minimum Wage Music update

In case you missed it, here’s the first post I wrote about my next recording project. The basics are: I’m recording my new album one copy at a time, like a live set specifically for one person. I always think

Posted in Pragmatism

Respect

It’s a construct that gets mentioned a lot without a thought of what it really means. As I’ve been thinking about it this week I’d define respect as modifying ones behaviour to acknowledge the priorities of someone else. That’s wordy.

Posted in Depression & Suicide, Pragmatism, Songwriting

I Miss Getting Stoned

I’ve been trying for years to write a song that captures my sense of loss about doing drugs. I used to have a good time smoking pot and eating mushrooms and then I had an episode of psychosis that just

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Nihilism and happiness

I’ve been struggling with nihilism lately. Which is odd for me because I’ve been a nihilist since long before I even heard the word. I remember telling a camp counselor when I was maybe 11 that nothing mattered because we

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