The Thoughts On Life Blog – From Where I Sit, are Richard’s written thoughts, looking at life from a retired point of view. He talks about how things have changed, both for the good and bad, since he was a younger man and how he sees things going forward in the future. Topics include music, songwriting, finance, technology, and as the title says, thoughts on life.
Recent Blog Posts
Trying Out Artificial Intelligence
I was working on trying to improve my song lyrics for an upcoming song. I thought I should try this AI stuff, Artificial Intelligence that
What’s My Genre ?
I have been a musician since I was thirteen years old. I was a typical teenager growing up in central Canada, listening to the radio
Global Freelance Hiring
I have a website that I built for my songwriting and music a few years ago. It has been working well, but I have been
Fraudulent Credit Card Charges
Online Purchasing I can say that I am making more purchases online as time goes on. It is a convenience that many of us appreciate.
You’re The Change You Seek
Speak Well As a young businessman, I needed to speak to people everyday, and occasionally do public speaking, I knew I needed to be able
Identity Stolen With iPhone Passcode
A World of Convenience We now live in a world where we can pay for convenience. Like I’ll order a pizza instead of cooking dinner.
Develop Big Ears
Hearing is one of our senses. Most of us take it for granted. We use our ears everyday in conversation. For musicians hearing is the
Long Train Running 50 Years Ago
Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary Concert I recently watched the Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary concert recorded at Radio City Music Hall. Michael McDonald joined them and
The Soundtrack Of Your Life – The Songs Of Your Life
From Chords to Songs After you can play a few chords, and have learned a number of easy ukulele songs, you will start to think
Where Will Your Ukulele Take You This Year ?
After starting the Mission Ukulele Circle in Mission, BC, a member who was a long time player, asked me to go to an ukulele educational
2022 Year In Review
2022 Covid After almost two years of covid restrictions, wearing masks and staying distant, we had weathered the worst of the covid pandemic. We did
Do you Get Value For Your Money ?
Life Backed By Computers When I got my first desktop computer back in the mid 1980’s, I thought life would be more accurate, because things
Video Transfer iPhone To Laptop
Windows and DOS I remember years ago as desktop computers were gaining popularity, the two titans, Microsoft and Apple computers would not talk to one
My Most Viewed YouTube Video
12,000 Video Views My original song, Birthday 65 is my most watched YouTube video with over 12000 views ! You never know when you post
The phrase is simple and the words are few,
but behind them is a whole lot of appreciation.
Thank You’s from the Mission Ukulele Circle
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