29
Jun

Musical Monday: We’re Friends. An uplifting song about friendship.

One of the things I miss the most during this Covid-19 pandemic is seeing my friends. I love getting together and spending time catching up, having a few laughs, and maintaining the relationship. Sure, I can call, or Zoom, or Skype. But you can’t hug a computer monitor.   A few years ago I wrote …

15
Jun

Musical Monday: Sun Ra Lullaby to help you Sleep and Relax

Ever have difficulty sleeping? I’m not surprised if you said, “Yes.” Among my patients and friends, poor sleep is one of the most common complaints people talk about. It seems almost no one is spared at least a little insomnia.   Several years ago I composed a series of three lullaby albums (Lullabies for Kids …

8
Jun

Musical Monday: Strength From Within

I wrote this song in the wake of 9/11 when the world seemed like it was tumbling down. For different reasons, it seems like that today as well. We are living in extremely challenging times.   Our country, feverish from the Covid-19 pandemic, is now also convulsing from the tragic death of George Floyd and …

4
Jun

Lifestyle Changes to Improve Your Sleep

Let’s face it, nobody is sleeping too well these days. Between Covid-19 and the social unrest that has swept the country with the tragic loss of George Floyd, it’s about as tense a time as I can remember in my lifetime.   But to paraphrase Shakespeare, “Sleep knits the raveled sleeve of care.”  And making …

18
May

Musical Monday – “Happy Song”

“I don’t sing because I’m happy; I’m happy because I sing” – William James   Today there are a lot of things to feel unhappy about. You know what they are. There is certainly no shortage of problems. But in the midst of all this unhappiness, there are also things we can do to make …

24
Mar

Wash Your Hands music video

It’s hard to believe that only a short time ago, no one would give a second thought to going out to dinner, a movie, or to the gym. Toilet paper wasn’t a scarce commodity and hand sanitizer was something we likely weren’t thinking about. We also didn’t wash hands 10+ times a day. Since corona …

19
Feb

My Kobe Bryant Moment – High and Low

Like so many basketball fans around the world, I feel saddened by the untimely loss of basketball legend, Kobe Bryant. Here I share one of my basketball moments and reveal an accomplishment that even Kobe was unable to accomplish.   Click here to listen to me narrate High and Low over some of my original …

5
Feb

Life is a Detour: Where is Gravity Pulling You?

Yogi Berra once said, “If you’re not sure where you’re going, you’ll end up someplace else.”   Click Here to listen to the musical version narrated here: It’s been said, “life is a journey.” And in a perfect world we’d know just where our journey was taking us, and our path would be direct, non-stop, and …

1
May

My Odometer

Monday I hit a milestone birthday. I sat down and wrote this poem put to music played by Ben Schwendener. Listen to the narration over the music. It will add to the flavor. Hope you enjoy it and if you, please comment below.     My odometer turned again One more revolution With multiple conclusions …

18
Apr

Notre-Dame Cathedral – Significance of Fire

I’ve been very moved by the fire that destroyed so much of the Notre-Dame Cathedral. Given this happened during the Holy Week just before Easter, I wrote the following essay and original music to accompany it. Whether you observe Easter or Passover, I hope you enjoy it. I watched with disbelief as the spire of …

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