Mary K Us

01/02/12 Hoboken, NJ I’m so often occupied with trying to put forth good work to the world. In a Hoboken Coffeehouse this morning I try to start the New Year with a moment of quality reflection upon the previous year and I also search for inspiring thoughts about the year ahead. However, I’m powerless to not eavesdrop on two young…

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Oldenburg, Germany – TOO MUCH CHEESES

I’ve been concerned for several years now about how much “Show-Biz” that I’ve been imposing onto the Swamp Cabbage feel in concert. Whereas I would hope that audiences take our music seriously, I can’t resist a moment to clown around. Perhaps I’ll never expunge the over-acted master of ceremonies role upon which I faithfully relied in my Jacksonville days playing…

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Savannah, GA

I’m trying to cut coffee but I’m addicted to the sense of action it supplies. Coffee like any drug gets a hold of you from the inside and ride around with you as a companion. I know this is dark, but I’ve wondered for years if God is nothing more than the invention of people who are uncomfortable being alone.…

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Savannah, GA

I search perpetually for the perfect moment. In Savannah with our new apartment in the heart of the historic district, Margo and I have created a quiet sacred space in which to write and think every day for as long as we want. Unfortunately in exchange for taking advantage of this intentional gift, in the year that comes ahead I…

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Blog Note

Since Richie stopped touring in September, I’ve considered myself in “Reinvention Mode”. As I chronicle the daunting adventure of creating and marketing a unique musical offering, most of the resultant journaling is of a personal nature that I’m reluctant to share. I hope that you might relate to or find these few notes entertaining.