But instead of beautiful falling leaves, here in Arizona it's " same old, same old". But I'm really not complaining. The hot 3 digit temperature is fading into a nice relaxing way of life for me.
Anyway, Thanksgiving will be upon us in no time, I'm sure! I just returned from another excellent 'working vacation' at Rancho La Puerta -- a health spa and resort in Tecate, Mexico -- where I have visited and performed 3 times before. The difference this time was that they gave me my own "concert evening" in a special building they have for performance and musical events. I also provided entertainment for a couple of evenings at their wine bar, "Bazaar del Sol." It was an amazing trip!
A good friend of mine featured me in her book about the music business. Keep an eye out for this book on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and all the other book sites!
And as for me, I'm very grateful to say that I'll be staying out of trouble. I'll be busy! Here's what I have coming up: If I'm going to be in your area, please stop by!
SOLO @ Scorpion Bay Marina & Yacht Club (
10970 W. Peninsula Rd. - Peoria (Lake Pleasant), AZ
Saturday, Sept. 23rd
ANT FARM on Facebook LIVE
"Ant Farm Redux" page
Wednesday, Sept. 27
SOLO @ Duck & Decanter
1616 E. Camelback Rd. - Phoenix, AZ
Friday, Sept. 29
SOLO @ Winery 101 (Peoria)
9299 W. Olive Ave. - Peoria, AZ
Saturday, Sept. 30
Well as a friend told me nothing could be more true than with this picture. She laughed after she saw the vacation pics from last month. The beautiful ocean. My beautiful girlfriend. A drink in my hand.(Which is extremely rare for me) I was really livin' it up.
Now, just a few weeks later you see me singing my heart outside in the heat. There's even a jar for tips. I guess the message is not to ever take yourself too seriously. Or, one day you're flying high and the next...? It made me laugh too. But, for all the things she noticed in this photo she left out a few of the most important things.
True, there was no beautiful ocean or boats. But look at the reflection in the glass window. Who is there taking my picture? Yep, my girlfriend is there taking the very picture we were talking about. A photo of me doing what I'm so thankful to have the opportunity to do in the first place.
Now I know the history of Labor day and stand by it's significance to workers throughout the country, But, on a personal note this Labor day, I couldn't be happier or more grateful to be able to work. To Labor. To have the chance to make someone feel better through a song. Or, just be able to have a little bit of fun.
Don't get me wrong. I loved the beautiful getaway. But for me, it wouldn't mean a thing if I wasn't playing music. Oh and having a pretty girl by my side to accompany me and take pictures that inspire these posts ? I'd be insane to ask for more.
Have a great 3 day weekend!
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