5
Apr

Music Monday – Strength From Within, Gospel Song about Finding Inner Strength

I originally wrote this song about the terrorist attack on the twin towers, when the towers and the world as we knew it seemed like they were tumbling down. The country and the world needed to summon their inner strength to keep moving forward.   Today,  just like that challenging time, there are many forces …

22
Mar

Music Monday: Warm Breeze – In Honor of Spring

It’s been a long winter. But now you can take a slow, deep breath. It’s Spring.   There is a warm breeze; the sun is shining; the crocus and grape hyacinth are blooming; the daffodils are protruding their leaves, drinking in the sunshine.   The snow and cold are now past and the warmth of …

15
Mar

Music Monday: Liquid Candy in honor of National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month. In honor of it, I’d like to share the music video, Liquid Candy. It’s about drinking too much soda. Soda is called “empty calories.” You get the calories without the nutrition.   How much soda do you think the average American drinks? If you guessed 45 gallons per person per …

11
Jan

Music Monday: My Imagination and Me

It’s early in a new year, and there is so much possibility.  And it has been a difficult year to imagine, with so much social isolation and limitations on travel and gathering. But I like to imagine all that could be. To that end, I wrote a song called, My Imagination and Me. This is …

4
Jan

Music Monday: My Odometer. How have you changed since last year.

Happy New Year! 2020 is finally in our rear view window and I wish you and yours a fabulous and healthy 2021. This is a piece is called My Odometer. No question, 2020 was a year to reflect on. And hopefully to be a passage into a new and better year. But even so, our …

24
Nov

Music Monday: Laugh – ‘Cause we all need a good laugh

When was the last time you had a really good belly laugh? Not a forced chuckle. Not a timid ha, ha, ha.  I’m talking about a rip roaring, tears rolling down your cheek belly laugh?   It’s been so long ago for so many that it can be hard to remember.  This year has been …

26
Oct

Music Monday: Healthy Halloween, Avoid Covid19

It’s that time of year, when all the ghosts and goblins come out, ring your doorbell, and hope to get  one of their favorite candies. And they eat a lot of it. Americans purchase nearly 600 million pounds of candy a year for Halloween. During Halloween week, 90 million pounds of chocolate candy is sold. …

21
Sep

Musical Monday: Metabolic Syndrome Music Video

Do you know your numbers? You probably do know someone who has a muffin top, high blood pressure, blood sugar a little elevated, high triglycerides or low “good cholesterol.” Anyone who has three out of five of those things has Metabolic Syndrome. Almost 47 million people have Metabolic Syndrome, including 44% of those ≥ 50-years old. You …

17
Aug

Musical Monday: “Junk Food” – A Major Cause of the Quarantine 15

Stress has a powerful effect on appetite; it often creates nervous nibbling that slowly and steadily adds weight to our belly, in addition to stress being a weight on our shoulders. During this pandemic a lot of people are stuck at home, and frankly, a little anxious and depressed. The combination of these two facts …

10
Aug

Musical Monday: Colonoscopy Song

If you’ve ever had a colonoscopy, you know that, well, nobody really wants one. But although there are some non-invasive stool sample screening tests such as Cologuard, the gold standard for finding colon cancer early is the colonoscopy. Just like you, I was in no hurry to have this test. In fact, when my doctor …

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