5 Ways Music Can Change Your Life

Now more than ever we are surrounded by (some might say bombarded with) music every day. Rather than just letting it wash over you or soak your brain, how can you take all this wonderful music that is available and put it to good use? Here are 5 ways that music can better your life. Read more

What Do You Want To Say To The World?

“Life is a leaf of paper white, wheron each one of us may write his word or two, and then comes night.”…..James Russell Lowell

You can shout out anything you want into the universe – what will it be?

Will it be something positive, uplifting, creative, educational, encouraging and hopeful – or, whining, complaining, degrading and hopeless? It’s up to you.

We live in an amazing time where most individuals have access to a public platform like never before. Read more

How To Stay Hungry For Your Goals: But Enjoy The Journey!

Does getting full of what you are after make you bloated and slow? By contrast does being “hungry” for something make you get up early and stay up late focused on the prize?

Did you ever discover a new band, one who had been starving for years trying to “make it” – then put out a killer album, won lots of fans, and became a huge success? Then…. started putting out not so great albums….

It does seem that getting what you want can actually lead to a lack of hunger or drive and consequently a diminished quality of what you do. Read more

Control Freaks – 3 Tips For Less Stress

I remember the conversation with my Mom like it was yesterday. I was 19 and she had come to tell me that the Doctor had called and told her it could be any day now that we would have to go say our last goodbyes to my Dad who was in the hospital battling cancer. My first fearful thought was I hoped I would be able to go. At that period of my life I had an alcohol problem which meant at any given time I might be in no condition to go anywhere. I hated that feeling of not being in control. Read more

Is Anything Authentic Anymore?

I dragged myself out of bed and headed in the general direction of the treadmill. Not an easy task this morning as two long rounds of disc golf yesterday had my legs feeling like lead weights. Usually on the treadmill I listen to Podcasts or Audio books, but that just wasn’t going to get it done today. Today I needed something special for that extra motivation. When I really need to get fired up, nothing works like listening to the music of my youth.

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3 Easy Steps to Live More Interestingly


“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” … Mark Twain

Want to live interestingly? You need to seek it out like looking for something you have lost! What would you do if you lost your car keys? You would look until you found them because your ability to get to where you want to go depends on that!

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5 Tips to Jump Start Your Creativity

Being a “Creative” is not always easy. The muse isn’t always there when you need her. But whether you are trying to come up with a new song or a new business plan, having the ability to release the flow of the creative juices is an important trick to know. Read more

Do You Want to Set a World Record?

That was what the voice on the other end of the phone asked. Local radio station KYYS was lining up an attempt to break the Guinness world record of 1,322 guitarists playing at one time and wanted me to lead the charge… and the band! My initial reaction was that this could be a mess! Most bands have a tough time getting two guitarists to play together, so what would close to 2000 be like!!??? Read more

Welcome to Live Interestingly!

“Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing” …  Helen Keller

Welcome to my blog!

I am excited to have this platform to share a little more of who I am and what I do. As someone who has been an educator my whole life, I really hope to share some things with you that will inspire you to be creative, pursue your passions, and live interestingly. According to my friends I have always led a pretty interesting life.

While I didn’t set out to achieve that in the beginning, I have to admit that I LOVE new adventures and will always “give something a try”, and now in my life I have developed more of an intentional life plan that seeks out those “moments and memories”. Read more