As a child I started playing the violin in the 5th grade. I played in the junior orchestra, a community orchestra and in college as concertmaster of the symphony orchestra. Years later I taught myself to play guitar and began playing in a worship band. That continued for decades as I played in larger and […]
My amazing wife. She has been through so much herself yet she has such strength to support me in my illness. SHE is an amazing beautiful woman with a deep inner resilience. I am the most fortunate of men to have her love.
It’s a complicated story but it resolves with a new name. I have blogged for years as the rip[ple] effect but times have pushed me onward and upward. I am now a .com site, so to limit confusion I changed the name to match. If you follow me you are one of 102 people. I […]
It’s been years in the making, four years to be exact. Soon I will be debuting a new site with video blogging and musical content. What has gone from inspired to necessity I will be taking up a notch. I hope you will find the new format interesting, informative and entertaining. Thanks for your continued […]
I received the letter and avoided the phone call concerning the pathology results from my colonoscopy. My polyps were precancerous, they were caught in time and therefor didn’t develop to their full potential. Thats good news; the only downside is my new schedule for testing, it has been moved up to every 3 years. Next […]
It is time to take my blog to the next level. I cannot communicate as effectively as I want to merely typing words day after day. I need to have a voice, a visible face to address the great ether beyond my limited reach. I have been writing now for over 4 years. In that […]
How He Loves Today… today I was reminded of this song and the story behind it, I was moved again. I felt emotions I haven’t for quite a while. You might even say that it inspired me to make a move back towards God. It’s been some time since we’ve spoken. Please take the time […]
I had written something earlier today but I’m afraid it would have caused a furor. Simply put….I better not comment about my current disposition. My day is open tomorrow so some thrifting will be in there somewhere. Have a good night.