Music / Real life

Shut your mouth, wawbat

Here’s the mouth that needs to spend more time closed… yup, my mouth. Don’t misunderstand… my bread and butter is talking. A critical component to that professional talking is the ability to listen and think simultaneously. It’s not an arena in which I can stop, contemplate, form a thoughtful response, and deliver said response after … Continue reading

Music / Real life

I surrender all

I have an old hymn stuck in my mind… “I surrender all.”  Funny how those hymns are floating around in my brain all these years later. Before you start attaching too much significance to this, Ogden Nash is floating around in there as well, as is Spike Jones, and that silly ditty that starts, “One … Continue reading