Posts Tagged ‘youth’

This next book was a thrill to write. With Enablers I was able to let my imagination loose and simply hit the keystrokes when  inspiration took me. All my book cover art references some element of the story. I  spent considerable time looking up into the Aurora Borealis- Northern Lights  in my early twenties. The phenomena is awesome and inspiring to anyone  fortunate enough to witness the cosmic effect. This unlimited access to imagination is one of the few perks of being a writer. We certainly don’t do this for the money. To be able to travel through your soul without constraint is an amazing process of discovery. I have a hard time understanding when artists become mired in substance abuse, because this life is really one big trip. As always….my work is available as eBooks on Amazon, Kindle, Smashwords and every other e-site. Please leave a kind comment… I’d appreciate that.


Do you remember the days when travel was more than a vacation, when getting out on the road was a spiritual experience that gave you a ticket to another dimension? Those first heady days when travel and music meant everything , when you ran hot on innocence, are precious. It would be nice to retain some of those first thrills that only youth can offer . I know very few people at my age who still say “Music is my life” or “I’m never going back” who don’t work in the entertainment or the travel business.

Do you remember when you’d sacrifice everything to travel to a concert, you’d lie to your parents, blow off your boss, skip a final exam, because the experience of real life was more important than the future and a guitar player could be god playing the strings of your soul? Isn’t that what is called ‘lightning in a bottle’? If only we could capture the first blush of those feelings, the first kiss, first Saturday night , the anticipation of freedom on the open road, that one special place or song in your heart, and keep it fresh, eternally renewing.