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Mentors are key.

Categories:  Inspiration, Life, Music, Uncategorized, Writing

I’m having lunch with an old friend I haven’t seen in a while. When I was still just a late-blooming music student/apprentice with a very unclear future, he was one of the very first full-fledged professionals who encouraged me to stick with my ambitions. Read the rest of this entry »

New year? I’m already resolved.

Categories:  Effectiveness, Life, Music, Writing

Poof! There goes another year. The good news is that, at least for now, they’re still churning out subsequent ones every 365 day or so.

Almost nothing feels as good as landing upright in the first week of January and realizing I don’t need resolutions. I am thick in media res, living my dreams (well, some of them), enjoying myself, taking care of my family, knocking tasks off my list. Sure, I could choose to stress over all the unaddressed ambitions and incomplete projects (chaotic kitchen junk drawer, anyone?). Let’s just say I prefer to keep the Maybe I’ll get to it one day!?!? list over in a box in the corner, while imminent plans and projects are productively underway. Read the rest of this entry »