Music fades away

Music fades away in a relationship between soul mates

I wrote the lyrics to The Music Fades Away on September 14, 2001 – three days after the 9/11 attacks. Having lived in the New York Metro Area at the time – having seen the buildings under siege first hand – was incredibly profound. Like many American’s, I was glued to my television set watching Read More

Someone you love is dying

Someone you love dying provides something to learn

“How can you learn nothing from someone you love dying? Doesn’t that speak to just how little you thought of them when they were alive?” – Unknown I was there when my grandfather passed away eleven years ago in a hospice facility in New Jersey. I was in my early 30’s and his presence in Read More


Condescension is a behavior people can see right through

“Of what use is it to be tolerant of others if you are convinced that you are right and everyone who disagrees with you is wrong? That isn’t tolerance but condescension.” – Anthony de Mello The word condescension is familiar to most, but few actually know what it truly means. Condescension is an attitude or behavior Read More