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My Love for Music

A song lives forever and never ever dies Sings enemies together and touches so many lives Words and melody will always be, long after we’re gone Oh, how I wish I could live the life of a song –Written by … Continue reading

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Time

My second grandchild was born Friday morning June 15 and as I was driving down the road the song, “Time in a Bottle” by Jim Croce came into my mind from out of nowhere. Jim Croce was a very talented … Continue reading

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Early Memories of Music (Part 2)

I must have been about 11 years old when I was first exposed to the rock group Kiss, but I was a big fan even before I heard any of their music. It must have been the album cover of … Continue reading

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Kids & Songs

One of the greatest ways to bond with an infant or toddler is to sing to them. My wife and I just started has relief houseparents which means our job is to watch the kids for a week while the … Continue reading

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It Ain’t My Fault

It Ain’t My Fault by Brothers Osborne My wife and I just heard this song for the first time and instantly thought of it as the perfect theme song for our cottage at the children’s home where we work. But … Continue reading

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Measuring Character

   Cafe on the Corner by Sawyer Brown I was thumbing through some old CD’s the other day and came across one that I could really relate to. I hadn’t listened to a Sawyer Brown CD in years, but one … Continue reading

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The Heart of My Song 

I’ve written several songs about all sorts of things most of them are just goofy. This is a song I wrote for my wife. I wrote it a couple of weeks ago, but she has never seen it or heard … Continue reading

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To My Mother

I wrote this poem during the winter of 1992-93 while I was living in Hull, IA. I came across it last week when I was picking up a couple items from the house where mom has lived since I was … Continue reading

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I walk in your shadow by Ray Mancini

This is one of my favorite poems about the influence a man has on his son. It was written for Father’s Days back in 1976. Ray Mancini was a great boxer and the son of a boxer. The movie “The Good … Continue reading

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When it rains; it pours

It’s raining again; perhaps I should say, still. If it lets up at all, it’s not for long. The grass in my yard it getting long, but the rain doesn’t stop long enough for it to dry so I can … Continue reading

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