Moonlight

I wrote Moonlight during a very active period of songwriting back in the late 80?s. It?s one of the songs I included on my Older and Wiser album. I?ve always been fascinated by the moon; the way it appears and disappears each month. I like to make a game of tracking...

Brand New Day

I have learned that every day is a brand new day, full of possibility and promise. I sing this song as a positive affirmation to remind myself and others of this. I can re-start my day when it?s going sideways or not the way I would prefer. It’s in the Genes I...

Thread of Love

I wrote Thread of Love in the early 2000?s. It was the first song I co-wrote with Doug Von Koss of the Noah Project. I had heard of Doug from a friend. Immediately, I began?driving over to the San Francisco Bay area to join in the men?s singing circle. I have come to...

River City Trouble

I moved to the Sacramento area in the fall of 1981. I wrote River City Trouble in the late 80?s. I was paying attention to the local and regional issues of the day and managed to include a veritable grab bag of those issues all together in one song. I think this must...

Gaia’s Voice

Gaia’s Voice is an original collaborative piece referring to?the Goddess, Gaia. I understand that Gaia was the ancient Greek Goddess of Earth. According to Hesiod’s Theogony of 700 BC, she was the ‘first to arise from chaos’. In the Homeric...

Let Your Inner Light Shine

One of my great joys is collaborating with others to create something new. A few years ago, my wife and I were at an office warming party for our good friend, Darlene. One of our other good friends, Karene, had the idea for a new song and had written down a few...