Music Is Life.

Music Is Life.

That's why we need to listen.

Welcome, Friend!

I’m a rock songwriter, guitarist and YouTuber.  Songs are like my closest friends who are there for me in times of need.  Maybe they can be your friends, too.

Ari Portrait by Amy Colleen


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...

Trauma Recovery

So this is what recovery from a mental injury looks like. I feel lethargic. My body aches in weird places. I lay around. I get up to do little things, and then run out of steam and lay back down. I am sleepier and hungrier than usual. Healing takes extra …