Titles? Before or after you write? 

It's Been awhile since I wrote anything.  Really anything at all. Songs. lyrics. ideas. lists. blogs.  I need to get back to making it routine.  Life is all out of sync right now.  Not anything bad. But I can't really find any traction in anything I'm doing.  I try to make a plan, but the plan doesn't stick.  I try to make a routine, but imminent pressing distractions of the best and worst kind come and dismantle it on a daily basis.  I'll make a list of To Do's, and get one thing done. 

I don't feel…

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Answers 

Answers?  Who'se got 'em?  I don't.  My question right now is how do i get rid of this pounding sinus headache that has been plaguing me all day?  Sometimes I have deeper questions that that.  Sometimes i choose not to ask questions.  Somedays I wake up in the morning and feel like I have life figured out.  I have a plan and a purpose and attainable daily goals, but by 11 am, I'm usually full of questions again. 

Nighttime is for not asking questions.  If i ask questions at night, i won't sleep.  I have…

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Songwriting and Dating 

Working on Writing Songs is a lot like dating.  How so? You ask.  Let me tell you.

I've been working on writing songs for this February Albums songwriter Month.  "FAWM".  The idea is that you write 14 songs in 28 days.  I went into this thinking it would atleast be easy to begin, but it's day 5 and I have half a song and a bunch of one liners and useless chord progressions that sound a lot like a bad song you'd hear in a coffee shop from 1997.  So really, it's not so easy. I want to throw in the towel now…

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Late night musings, Neil Young, and the meaning of life... 

Sitting on my Couch in front of my stereo late on a friday night listening to "On The Beach" From Neil Young.  I just found an original copy of it on vinyl at Twist and Shout Records store earlier in the evening.  If you haven't been to Twist and Shout on Colfax and you're in Denver, you need to stop in. I've lost a ton of afternoons and late evenings just looking at vinyl in there.  Collecting a dozen or so albums and forcing myself to choose between 3 or 4 at  a time is one of the toughest decisions I…

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Steroids, Spicy Thai Soup and New Music 

I can't believe it's been since February since the last blog post.  I know everyone has been waiting intently...

Today  I took Steroids.  I don't know if it was the first time, but they were definitely administered by a doctor.  He said I should be hitting home runs, winning a tour de france, and have an overall better "core" strength for moving things like couchs with one arm. 

I am moving a couch over my balcony tomorrow afternoon with a rope.  It wouldn't fit in the elevator and so we are going to…

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When You Don't Know What You Need 

EVER HAVE THOSE TIMES WHEN YOU REALLY WANT SOMETHING?  IF YOU COULD ONLY HAVE THIS ONE THING RIGHT NOW, EVERYTHING WOULD BE PERFECT.  LIKE A HANKERING FOR MCDONALDS FRENCH FRIES WHEN YOU ARE ON A 3 DAY HIKE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE MOUNTAINS AND MCDONALDS SHOULD BE THE FURTHEST THING FROM MIND.  BUT FRENCH FRIES SOUND REALLY GOOD AND IF YOU COULD GET SOME IT WOULD REALLY MAKE ALL THIS HIKING ALOT LESS STRESSFUL.  I'D SAY, DOWNRIGHT ENJOYABLE.  

BUT WHAT IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU WANT?  WHAT IF NOTHING IS…

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First Times 

I CAN REMEMBER THE FIRST TIME AND WHERE I MET MOST PEOPLE IN MY LIFE.  WHERE WE WERE, WHO INTRODUCED US, MORE OR LESS THE MONTH AND YEAR ETC....  HOW OFTEN DO I TAKE THOSE PARTICULAR TIMES FOR GRANTED WHEN I MEET SOMEONE? ANYONE?  THE FIRST TIME WE MEET EACH OTHER, SHOULD BE SPECIAL.  IT IS.  TWO PEOPLE THAT DIDN'T KNOW EACH OTHER EXISTED NOW KNOW EACH OTHER BY NAME.

  I FEEL LIKE THE FIRST THING WE DO IS IMMEDIATELY START SIZING EACH OTHER UP.  IS THIS A PERSON I WANT TO GET TO KNOW? IS THIS A PERSON…

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Greatness Lost 

Greatness Lost.  I just wrote a blog on love And life and the Struggles of Our times and hit Publish, typed in my password like every other time I write a blog, and it dissapeared into the ether.  It may have been my masterpiece.  It entailed the trials of love like a modern day Shakespeare and may have put me into history with the other great writers on love. 

I had Planned on Moving to France to Further discuss my Blog and it's revealing secrets on the human condition, and why we will never find our…

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Top Ten Songs for A Snow Day 

After the lack of posts for top ten week.  I've decided to post top ten lists whenever they strike me.  I apologize if your hopes were up for top ten week.  I let you down.  It won't happen again.  Alright... It probably will.  Here's the top ten list for a snow day! 

10) Lying in the Hands of God ~ Dave Matthews Band

9) Lost Cause ~ Beck

8) Brokedown Palace ~ Grateful Dead

7)  Blood Bank ~ Bon Iver

6) Flume ~ Bon Iver

5) The stable Song ~ Gregory Alan Isakov

4) Alice ~ Tom Waits

3) Society ~ Eddie…

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