When I Was Happier [IDTAP]

If you like what I write, then please consider sending a one-time donation to me via PayPal. Please use the following link and click SEND to donate, and thank you for reading! https://paypal.me/drumwild This is going to be complicated, so I expect that I’ll probably forget some details and maybe have to write a follow-up.Continue reading “When I Was Happier [IDTAP]”

Pursuit of the Dream

Today’s entry was inspired by a piece written by Johnny L Brewer. Click his name to read. My dream of being a musician started before I was 2 years old. I would sit in my own seat behind the drummer of my uncle’s band, The Sounder. They played around Indiana, and had bands open forContinue reading “Pursuit of the Dream”

A Completely Different Movie

I spent roughly 20 years with a woman whom I consider to be very cool, kind, compassionate, understanding, and more. Catherine and I went through a break-up in early 2000, then the pandemic hit, and we are still making the best of it. We get along, as mature adults should. There is no hatred, anger,Continue reading “A Completely Different Movie”

Do An Inventory

The purpose of today’s entry is to help my fellow musicians, and maybe others, get through these difficult times. THE SET-UPBy mid-2014, I was beginning to feel some burn-out. For many years leading up to that, I made sure that I was in at least 2-3 bands at the same time. I would have multipleContinue reading “Do An Inventory”

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