The Hard Part

My Friends, 

If you’re lucky to live long enough you are gonna lose a few battles, pass through a few relationships and lose a few friends and fellow travelers along the way. The ephemeral nature of time on earth becomes…

Brand New Things In An Ever Changing World

Hello Brothers and Sisters, 

February is not my favorite month. Here in Rhode Island, any snow that has fallen has lost its charm. Cold wind and dark days start to play on the mind in bad ways. If you can…

Who Do You Know in Colorado?

Hello Friends, 

 A quick word. I have just finished a few music shows in Nashville (Americanafest) and Texas. Songs were sung. Stories told. People felt feelings. I felt feelings (nervousness, joy, fear, gratitude). My good friend and spiritualist, Walt Wilkins…

Just One

On Spotify

On YouTube

My notes say that I wrote it on Sept 24, 200I in Milford, CT. I turned thirty one that year. I had left Florida in a hurry and moved in with Amy, Mitch and Emily that…

How To Get To Heaven

My Dear Friends, 

Question: Is it possible for me to do what I do without you? 

Answer: No. 

Second question: Are you like me? Do you love the month of April? You don’t have to answer that. I know you…

Magic Beans, March 2021

“You should never hesitate to trade your cow for a handful of magic beans.”  -Tom Robbins, Novelist/ Provocateur 

Dear Friends, 

Look at us. We are still here. Still hanging on. Amazing. After a full year of trouble and change we…

A Slow Walk Against A Steady Wind

My Dearest Friends, 

This is a note of thanks for those of you that have tuned into my weekly online series: THE MDB SONG HOUR. 

Every Wednesday night at 7 PM Eastern Standard Time I get to play the role…

October Streams and Taking It To The Streets

Hello Good Friends, 

I will have three online shows and one live outdoor this month.  Had things gone differently, I would’ve been on a short tour this weekend with my great friend Danielle Miraglia but such is life. So now…

The Last Days of Summer 2020

I write this as summer folds up its tent in what has been a very challenging year. From my view tonight on the front porch of the world famous National Hotel on Block Island in Rhode Island, the moon has…

My July 4th Message to You

Hello Dear Friends, 

Happy Fourth of July. I hope that with the beginning of summer, you find yourself with hope in your heart and an overarching feeling to carry on and make the best of where we find ourselves now…

Love In Every Way--VIDEO-4/14/20

 I made up a song and decided to play it on wooden guitar and sing it into the video machine so it could be heard. I hope the song provides you some distraction, comfort and a bit of good feeling…