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Week 43 - Clarice

Clarice was inspired by Edward Gory's  "Ghastly Crumbs Tinies"  , "The Hapless Child" and Daniel Handlers,  "Lemony Snickets, A Series Of Unfortunate Events".  

It actually felt like a series of somewhat unfortunate events befell us as we tried to…

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Week 42 - Handling Things

At this point in our “2020 Original Song A Week Challenge” we are tired and craving a break.  We hit the wall earlier during the summer and pushed through.  Right about now, it’s good to have that experience in our…

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Week 41 - My Heart Belongs With You

A couple of weeks ago, Dan told me he had been working on a new song idea.  He picked up his guitar and shared what he had been noodling with and immediately, I was all in and thinking about these…

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Week 40 - So Much Wiser

I was at a restaurant some years back and I swear, I wasn’t trying to ease drop but while I was waiting for my dining companion to come back from the restroom, I heard a conversation between two, what I…

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Week 39 - Downside Of Love

When I was a kid in Elementary School my bestie and I would stand next to each other, throw one arm around each other and recite the opening to Laverne and Shirley.  Down the halls, on the playground and down…

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Week 38 - Summertime

On this last day of summer, here is our salute to it, a song appropriately named, “Summertime”.  I believe the end of summer is leaving us with just 14 more weeks in our “2020 Original Song a Week Challenge”…

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Week 37 - Honestly

In the early 90’s, during a conversation with a local jazz musician that I really looked up to, they suggested I listen to a Sade song and try to play it on my keyboard.  About three chords into deciphering, I…

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Week 36 - Seeing You Around

A lot of my writing comes from stream of consciousness.  Often I don’t know what I’m writing until it is done.  Sometimes after I have written it, I still don’t understand it.  I do my best to interpret it but…

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Week 35 - My Heart Still Loves You

If someone asked me, “What is one piece of advice you have to give that you believe would benefit anyone and everyone?”  My answer would be, “Whatever you have in your life that is working for you, MAINTAIN IT!”     

I…

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Week 34 - Messing Around

Because Dan got a new toy, “Boss RC-300 Loop Station” and just wanted to “Mess Around” with it and I just wanted to “Mess Around” with Dan, we figured this weeks song should be aptly named, “Messing Around”.   It’s…