A Banjo With a Nice “Ring” To It

I’ll never forget that day I walked into the music store at Friendly Shopping Center, in Greensboro, NC to buy my first banjo. I had been playing guitar for several years and was writing songs and learning from anyone I could find, but I’m not quite sure what sparked my interest in the banjo. It…

Things I’ll Never Forget

I wrote this a few years ago for Angie on our anniversary. I’ve updated it for this post – Happy Anniversary, my love – thanks for 36 amazing years! I’ll never forget the first time I saw her. She sat on the front row in Spanish class; brown curls, green eyes, tan skin and a…

Roller Coaster

“Just like that! Just like that!”, he would say, snapping his fingers and shaking his head. “You won’t believe how fast the time goes . . . just like that!”  Snap! Early on in our married life Angie and I would take our boys to see the Mosley’s – Angie’s grandparents on her Mom’s side…

The Problem with Life Rafts

I went sailing in Charleston’s Race Week a couple of years ago with a friend who owned an A40RC Archambault racing boat. We did a couple of days of ocean races with a crew of 5 or 6 – 26 miles per day and it was perfect weather and a lot of fun. Sailing is…