Archive for July, 2011

The Pursuit of Happyness with a “y”

A few weeks ago, I attended my close family friend’s wedding (Arunan and Liza) in Connecticut. It was the most fun I had in a very long time. It was 1 week after my biggest solo performance as a musician. Two weekends of pure joy in a row – I will never forget it – […]

Waiting for the Approval

Confirmation is a funny thing. We all want the head nod – the vote of confidence – the affirming grin – the agreeable disposition from those closest to us. Confirmation gives us a lifting in our spirits. It helps us know we are right where we need to be. If we could all sense the […]

Circumstantial Slavery

We are what we see – aren’t we? Everything we feel and think is based on what actually happened. We are realists. We are snobs of objectivity. When something goes well, we feel well. When something goes bad, we feel bad. I do not disagree with this fully. Reality is a great check on what […]

Priorities and L.O.Y.A.L.T.Y. – Where were you?

June 25, 2011 – My album release concert. My personal Opus. I would say it went pretty well. I know all the flaws and all the shortcomings firsthand. I am never satisfied – ever. I am always annoyed 2 weeks after a concert – then I start appreciating it a bit more. People got to […]