Bill Withers – Just As I Am

Another soul favorite, Bill Withers takes on a different meaning to me than Sam Cooke.  Simply, whenever I hear Bill, I think of my dad, your grand dad.  I’m not even sure why as there really isn’t a direct correlation, just some minute similarities.  My dad came out of poverty from a single parent home… Continue reading Bill Withers – Just As I Am

Van Morrison – Tupelo Honey

Today, October 8th 2022, marks the 5th anniversary of your Kiki’s (my mom) passing. She was initially diagnosed with breast cancer when I was 17 years old.  She would go on to have one recurrence, a full mastectomy and 2 other original malignant tumors.  I knew her with cancer longer than I knew her without. … Continue reading Van Morrison – Tupelo Honey