Only so much time to stop and smell the flowers

We started April the same way we have for many years and that’s by visiting the local farms to see the wonderful tulips displayed for the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. But as soon as we were done with that it was time to get back to work. It’s been a very busy month. Since [...]

April 12th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The Book is Done (Finally)

When I retired from Microsoft I said I wanted to do a few things. One was travel, and since my retirement Suzie and I have been to 15 countries. I also said I wanted to release a CD. I released three, wrote seven songs, and got to perform live many times. And I said I [...]

March 4th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

A Busy Year So Far

Well we’ve done a lot so far this year. After welcoming in the New Year with family and friends Suzie and I were off on another adventure. This time we took a cruise to the South Pacific. We went to Tahiti, Fiji, Bora Bora, New Caledonia and Australia. As if there weren’t enough when the [...]

June 22nd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Happy New Year 2015!

Last year was another fun and full year. Over the past year Erich Benedict and I got to do a number of great shows including a couple of holiday shows in December.  We even got to perform at a Microsoft holiday party. That one was a lot of fun because I got to hang around [...]

January 17th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Still trying to balance retirement with my new career.

The last few months have been very busy with leisure and work. Trying to remember I’m supposed to be retired Suzie and I took a few trips this year. The last one was a three week cruise to western and northern Europe. We flew to London and then took a cruise ship that went to [...]

November 6th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

A Busy Summer

It’s been a fun and busy summer. We spent most of June on a road trip through Oregon and Northern California. We visited some very cool spots like Crater Lake, Oregon Caves National Monument, National Volcanic Monument, and spent a couple of weeks visiting the wineries of Napa Valley. While I was doing that my [...]

July 11th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

It’s Been Too Long

I’ve been so busy, I’ve forgotten to blog in a while. It hasn’t been all work however as I just got back from a month in sunny Florida. The weather was great! The day after we got back to Seattle it snowed. I miss Florida already. It wasn’t all fun and games in Florida, though [...]

March 3rd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Another busy couple of months

Well it’s been a fun and busy couple of months. During that time I released my new song When You Walked Through The Door. Buy "When You Walked Through The Door" on It got to number 2 on the Amazon Easy Listening chart. The music for that song was written by my vocal coach [...]

August 16th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

The New Song Is Out

Well the new song, When You Walked Through The Door, has been released. I mentioned in previous blogs and on my Facebook page that I was writing a song about the first time I saw my wife. Well with the help of my good friend and vocal coach Larry Bridges I think we put together [...]

June 24th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Busy, Busy, Busy.

  It’s been a couple of months since I’ve written and it’s been a busy couple of months. During this time I’ve written couple of songs. One is called When You Walked Through the Door and the music for it was written by my vocal coach Larry Bridges of Bridges Voice Instruction at The [...]

May 6th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments