Truck Stop Troubadour Volume 8-Heroes

Being the new kid on the block every other year can really shape a person's character. Generally I've noticed that the tendency is to either do everything and anything to fit in or do what I wound up doing-the exact…

Truck Stop Troubadour Volume 6-This Is The Life

By the summer of 2010 I was in a lot of trouble and it was iffy whether or not I'd see the autumn of 2010. My "partying "-- which is usually the code word for "substance abuse issues"--went on for…

Truck Stop Troubadour Volume 5-Magic

My parents were very strange.  As children we moved about eight times and each time we had to change schools.  Add to it the organic changing of, say, elementary to middle school to high school and the exact number of…

Truck Stop Troubadour Volume 4- Where Am I ?

I don't have nearly enough distance from this past week to be able to speak about it intelligently; however, I have committed to not faltering on this blog, so allow me to try to speak about it with an entertaining…

Truck Stop Troubadour- Volume 1: An Introduction

It all began this past November when my friend Chris recommended a TED talk to me-Anthony Robbins discussing why it is we do the things we do.  (Actually it all really began when a family friend introduced me to David…