I am a Golden GUITAR God.

Okay not really but I am doing much better!

A dear friend taught me something basic, to basic that it’s almost embarrassing but anyway…

Forever I’ve felt like I’ve been “stuck” on the guitar. Ya know, like I felt like I just kept playing the same bullshit over and over. Now with my new knowledge playing the guitar has been one of the funnest things I like to do. I getting good! Not to mention I decided to start singing and LOVE it. I sing to the kids all the time and they hate it. But I know they really like it. I just start making up songs and now I’ve noticed Cadence doing the same. Today she was singing about chicken at the store because that’s what we were there to buy. How awesome is that!? One day Cadence asked me to sing her a song about “angry Batman”, so I did and we recorded the bitch and it’s right here!

This was one of the proudest moments in my life and I can’t freaking wait to do it again!

 

Hey look! I actually posted!

Yeah, well I guess I haven’t really been doing as much with this here blog than I thought I would. Has life finally fluxed back into a more normal mode? I suppose it has. Things are great and glorious and wonderful, yet I’ve been in what could be called a bit of a “grumpy” mood. Thing is, I’m not really in the mood for that shit. I don’t like being grumpy to my kids, x wife, co workers, dogs, cats fuck you name it and I’ve been just slightly closer to yell “SHUT THE FUCK UP! EVERY SINGLE ONE OF YOU COCK FUCKS SHUT UP! I’m not in the mood to feel that way. It’s okay though. I actually know the exact reason my mood has been this way and I know exactly what I need to do to fix it. So, moving on…
One thing I’ve noticed living by myself again is I have found sitting in silence to be the best distraction. I’m not wasting time on the internet as much as I used to. I don’t have cable so I never have the T.V. on unless the kids want to watch something on Netflix. Also no music. Now that’s kind of a strange one for me. I usually always make time to sit and listen to records or something like that. The one thing I do do is play the shit out of my guitar (and hopefully annoy the shit out of my neighbors). I mean it might as well be welded to my body. Anyway, I find most of the time I’m just content with the sounds of my neighborhood. I really do love living in a “city” and all the sounds that come with it. I can hear the bells from the light rail as they go by and it kind a reminds me of when I lived in San Francisco, traffic, idiots in the street. Granted it’s not like New York or San Francisco which is just fine with me. The hum of the traffic and airplanes passing over head regularly is just right in my little corner of Earth.
Yeah, all is well and good. Room for improvement on my part but that’s the way this life game works. Apparently you need to actually participate!
I will make more time for this blog when it comes and it will.

My life in the last few weeks in pictures and one video!

Today was the first deck day! It’s a beautiful day and Spring is on it’s way! 20140329-181609.jpg

I got a tattoo! Red Fish, my big dumb betta fish. He’s a hysterical fish with a hell of an attitude problem. It’ll be getting color in May!20140329-181715.jpg

As you’re all aware of, I am a huge Melvins fan and I got to celebrate Buzzo’s 50th at Grumpy’s here in Minneapolis. It was an amazing acoustic set and great stage banter. I snapped this pic right when he got on stage. 20140329-181740.jpg

Mustaches!20140329-181918.jpg

Mustaches!

H and I both are a bit taken aback by this pic because Lu is getting older. I love her face in this picture. She is so beautiful. 20140329-181939.jpg

Even more mustaches!20140329-182021.jpg

So a couple of weeks ago I got to perform with a group called Cock E.S.P.. They’ve been around forever and it’s very “avant-garde”. Short sets of harsh noise and violence whilst still making fools out of our selves. It was a blast and I’m looking forward to doing many more shows as a part of Cock E.S.P.! Here’s a 15 second clip of the performance and yes those tighty whiteys were VERY TIGHT.

So hurray! My life has been kicking ass lately and I can honestly say I haven’t been this happy in quite a while. H and I have been getting along amazingly. The girls are doing great. Cadence is talking like crazy and is constantly cracking me up and LindaSue is excelling in school in such a way that I can’t even put into words how proud I am.

 

What a great night!

Last night was the 2nd ever solo acoustic show with Buzz from the Melvins. It was at Grumpy’s downtown which is probably the most intimate place to see live music. It’s almost like he’s in your living room. Anyway he opened with one of my favorite songs off the album that made me love the Melvins….Enjoy!

I’m still here!

Wow. I’ve been super busy lately! In a very good way. I like keeping busy, but I finally have sometime to relax and let y’all know whats good. Sooooo….
Tonight I will be seeing King Buzzo (Melvins) do an acoustic solo set at Grumpy’s and I’m pretty excited to be there.
Work is great, busy as hell but that’s good! The kids are great and I’m great. Everything is great! It’s important that I keep this momentum going. I’ve been feeling pretty positive about life and I really like that. It makes me happy.