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April 11 “I Mow and the Grass Grows”

I started to go rent an aerator and buy fertilizer to get my yard going the right way this year.   But I got some sage advice from a lawn guy who made me realize that that would mean much more mowing and maintenance.  Don’t get me wrong, I actually love yard work and my back yard is a 16 hole chipping course complete with elevated greens, fairways and rough.   I’m pleased to say that I do everything gas-free once again.  No gas will be consumed in the mowing of my yard this year.

Anyway, I guess that’s where “Mow Mow Mow the Grass” came from.   I actually wrote the catch phrase on the recycling route the  other day while I was watching people mow yards all day.

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March 21 “Working on Working it Out”

Back on the grind.   5:30am came a little early this morning.  I’m the type that can’t make myself go to bed early, so calling it a night at 10:30pm is really a huge undertaking for me.

Especially when I have countless things to do in the studio and a work week looming that’s basically keeping me away from home until Saturday.   That’s my sob story for the night.

It snowed in Asheville today for a few hours and I laughed at Spring which is supposed to be around the corner.  Then I went and bought a new cordless mower.   I guess Spring is around the corner.

“Working on Working it Out” came from something I said in a conversation with Chris Singleton today.  It features my new keyboard once again.

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March 12 “Daydream Sharing”

Today started out looking like a beautiful day.   After raining for a few days it actually looked like spring was finally here.  Then about eleven it became grey and cold again.  Oh well.  It was too wet to play golf today anyway.

“Daydream Sharing” is about lying around on a rainy day being lazy.   This is actually the opposite of what I do on lazy days.   I usually work extra hard in the studio on those days.

Thanks for listening!    Click below to hear  “Daydream Sharing”

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March 6 “Search for the Eternal Romantic”

Finally a few sunny days!!   Hopefully we’ll get some spring like weather now.

Tonight’s song is about how as we get older we let some of our more romantic habits go.   We’ve got to remember to have fun and be more carefree.  Too often we get bogged down by real world problems and forget that we’re here to be joyous and to live like children.

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March 1st “Spring in Asheville”

March is rolling in and like clockwork we’ve got another winter weather advisory.   I think I’ve mentioned that I’ve canceled four gigs already this year because of weather and it’s starting to get old.

Not to mention driving a ten thousand pound truck in the snow and ice.  Actually that’s kind of fun.

“Spring in Asheville” is kind of recognizing a few good and bad things in the world today while wishing for spring at the same time.  I really don’t hate  the cold as much as I make it out in this song.   I actually don’t mind it much.

Read the lyrics @ chriscates.com/march1.html