Lesson: The Greater Good. Hate in Height Revised

After a day on the streets yesterday, I was walking home with my girl. We were going over the events of the day as this was the first day she actually came with me “to work” and watched. She made some amazing observations and brought a new perspective to the whole project. While I’m playing, I don’t watch every person who walks by. Where I was set up, I couldn’t see people behind me and the line of cars...

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Hate In The Height

I retagged this blog with the tag line from my other site www.TheBestDrummerInTheWorld.com….Tag line, Lessons In Drumming And Confidence. Today, it was I who learned some lessons. This blog is really becoming that. Lessons I learned. And my confidence was shaken. After much debate (all in my mind), I decided that I am going to really go for making this what I do.I’m in San Francisco. My favorite city. Much different than...

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The Joy of Minimum Wage

As a general comment on our society, the term “minimum wage” is a cure word. Your parents threatened you that they didnt want you “working some minimum wage job” It’s the stamp of failure, or an indication that you just got your first job at Mc Donalds. So why am I happy that I just made minimum wage? I did it in the middle of a park, along a running path, with a kick, snare and hi-hat. When I meet people...

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It Comes Full Circle

Sunday started off shitty. See the post Hate in the Height for the gorry details. All stories should have a happy ending and this one did. One of the reasons I’m doing this social experiment is that I firmly believe that people should do what makes them happy. And playing drums always does. I love it. So, to be all bummed out after I got shut down in the Height, I drove around to find a new spot. Every place I looked was a...

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