An inside look into the freelance musician life.
Toddler Days 7.25.17
Here is my attempt to document the crazy days I have with my 2.5 year old son. This isn't because my toddler boy is special and everybody needs to know about him and his activities , it's simply because he does some whacked out shit and I don't want to forget about it! You may... Continue Reading →
Stay At Home Dad: Part 2
A year ago, heck, 4 months ago, I would have no answer to the question: "How do you entertain a baby?" Maybe I would have answered, 'Why do babies need to be entertained? Do they lead such stressful lives that entertainment is needed so they can relax?' Now I know that Yes, babies need to... Continue Reading →
Stay At Home Dad: Part 1.5
So far so good! Baby is happy and we had a lot of fun finding our toes, dancing to Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges, and playing with a crinkly lion toy. I read the majority of the Isaac Asimov novel 'Currents of Space' to the little guy, and I think he enjoyed it! As expected,... Continue Reading →
Stay At Home Dad: Part 1
This morning, January 5th, began my stint as a full-time 'stay-at-home-dad'. I can't be happier about this moment! As a freelance trombone player, my schedule allows me the privilege to be able to stay home and take care of my son. Thankfully, Stacy has a good job and is the main breadwinner of our partnership.... Continue Reading →
What A Difference a Year Makes!
It is now 2015. I ran for the first time today in months. So it only makes sense that I'm writing a blogpost, the first one in a LONG time! One year ago, January 1st 2014, I was in Shanghai China playing with the Hollywood Concert Orchestra. It was a long day. Another cold theater,... Continue Reading →
Feeling Connected through the Arts
Since my last post, a rather dark post to be honest, things around here have gotten back on track. Positivity is in the air, the future looks bright, and life is good! I did several things to change my perspective, change my inner dialogue, that all led to feeling happier, more grounded, and more connected... Continue Reading →
What will 2013 bring?
Ok, so it's been over two months since my previous post. There are several reasons why I haven't been posting, and I'll get into that in future posts. Believe me, you'll hear all about it. I was hesitant to write in the new year because I didn't want to write down some unattainable New Year... Continue Reading →