Make Hay When The Sun Shines - Song + The Story Behind It 

When my Irish friend and co-writer, Finbar Magee, and I decided to write a song together, we talked about what kind of song we might like to write. We landed on one inspired by the American colloquialism, Make Hay When The Sun Shines, a saying Finbar had not heard before. 

The title had special meaning to him because of a personal connection to his childhood, having been raised on a farm in Ireland. After Finbar's father suffered a disabling injury working the farm, his mother had to take on the monumental…

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Fake ID To AARP - Song Release and Story Behind It  

Do you remember the first time you were called "sir” or “ma’am”?

I don't know about you, but it struck me as uh-oh, I didn’t realize I looked this old.

Then, not that long ago, I was driving our car solo during our move from San Francisco to our new Puerto Vallarta, Mexico home, and a young front desk girl who was checking me into a motel just out of Bakersfield, CA,  said in all innocence as she requested my payment,  “There's a 10% discount with AAA or AARP.” That familiar chilling feeling I had when I was…

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