Great weekend shows with Bohemian Insurgence!

This weekend was an absolute BLAST playing with my band Bohemian Insurgence!!  We had a fun string of gigs starting Friday at Tempe Center for the Arts, then Saturday at the Tempe Festival of the Arts for a mid-day set.  We closed out the evening headlining the Maricopa Salsa Festival. Stay tuned for the latest footage!...

First Stop motion short – Involuntary Recruitment

I was Working on making new percussion instruments out of seeds from the Texas Laurel tree and got tired of drilling holes in the seeds and wanted to make a break.  I ended up getting out my DSLR camera and opened up DragonFrame and started to play around with animating the seeds.  One particular seed...

Stop Motion Animation – a new adventure

Jorge and I decided a couple years ago that we wanted to get into stop motion animation but neither of us had any idea where to begin.  We bought some software (Dragonframe) and he started trying to make a puppet.  We didn't talk much about it - kinda kept it on the DL. We went through...

Monday, December 12th, 2016

I think it's safe to say I have recovered from surgery - at least mentally. My brain this morning was right back into thinking about a zillion things...

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

  Today is the 3rd Sunday of Advent and while I love playing for the church, I'm a little stressed that time is flying by so quickly (as always). And I am also tired because I didn't get home til after 2a from my gig last night. A lot of people came to the gig, though,...

December 9th, 2016

I'm kindof in a funk lately - I had to have surgery this week and it wasn't fun.  I'm still coming off the anesthesia and I am having mood swings - crying a lot.  Maybe it's because of the reason I had to have surgery.  It's pretty creepy.  I'll probably talk about it when I...

A Beautiful morning in Phoenix, AZ
Friday, September 23rd, 2016

What a beautiful morning! only 75 degrees! I actually have the doors open it's so nice out right now. And it's not too dry, either. I have to leave soon to play for a funeral at QoP. And I just saw this poem from the 18th century that I want to make into a gospel song...