Music Is Life.

Music Is Life.

That's why we need to listen.


I specialize in writing songs about existential crises.

I release my music under the name “Aristotle’s Hope.” I would characterize it as modern / progressive rock. 

My dream is to turn it into a band with like-minded musicians and play these songs for you.



Music Commentary
As a music fanatic, it means a great deal when a song speaks to me.  Good songs are like air and food to me, I need a steady supply of them to fuel my life....
For Musicians
Music is a challenging pursuit, so I enjoy sharing lessons learned with my fellow musicians.  Particularly, I have something to say about songwriting and guitars, but I sometimes touch on arranging, singing, recording production and music...
Life Insights
I’m constantly on the lookout for deeper meaning and understanding of life, with a particular focus on psychology and mental health.  I’m forever a student of life, and they say the best way to learn...

A Poem: “The Effort”

The pain of conveying And not being received The distance that exists Between those who are supposed to be close All we need is a connection But yet the effort it takes to create That which we need   We keep away To prevent awkward collisions Or we over sell …

Shedding Fear

A couple of weeks back, I got sick for a few days, which was followed by a few days of depression. Apparently I was processing something, because when that lifted I felt different, changed. Before, I did many things out of fear.  Posting on SNS was one example. I was …