Happy New Year 2016

I just wanted to say Happy New Year to everyone. I feel great about 2015, and even better about the future. Last year has had it’s ups and downs. I’ve been put through some hard times, but I am coming back stronger. 2015 was also technically my sons first full year of life (he was born… Continue reading Happy New Year 2016

In Reminiscence of Distant Worlds: Our Trip to Rochester and Final Fantasy

Some time in September, my wife got us tickets to see an orchestra as my birthday present. That Orchestra happened to be the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. They had a guest conductor named Arnie Roth, and were playing MUSIC FROM THE FINAL FANTASY SERIES.. Composed by Nobuo Uematsu. Those tickets happened to be one of the… Continue reading In Reminiscence of Distant Worlds: Our Trip to Rochester and Final Fantasy

Silent Night ? Aaron and Jessica Rhoades

Our Christmas tree this year

A few years ago, around Christmas 2013, my wife and I decided to try and record a Christmas song together. We chose “Silent Night” ?? and I thought that at least this verse turned out pretty swell. We hope you enjoy it ? 🙂  

Passing Tides: a Tribute to My Grandfather

My Granpda, my twin brother Jeremy and I. The bottom picture is of us by some rocks at Lake Eerie.

My grandpa was a World War II Veteran. He passed away a few years back, and I wrote this song in his memory. He wasn’t a man of many words, but one of the kindest hearts I’ve known. I call this song “Passing Tides”. He liked to take us to the beach at Lake Eerie in Buffalo…

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A Demon and a Dream

I had this dream about a week ago. It was one of those interesting dreams which felt like — or may have actually started out as — reality. A smooth shift from “trying to get to sleep” to “dreaming”. Since I found this one particularly interesting, and it lingered on my mind quite vividly, I just thought I would share it.

Technicality, Creativity, and Freedom

I’ve always been the type who wants to get deep into things and learn as much as possible about a subject of interest. Take no shortcuts, do it the hard way because it makes your experience more thorough and unique…

Spare Time Accomplishments

As I mentioned in my last post I’ve been working a lot, but I do have time for certain things… If it were up to me, I’d be spending a lot more time in developing and strengthening certain skills

Pressing Forward in 2015

Ahhhh it’s been a while. Where have I left off? Oh yes. I said I was going to be announcing some big news. Wellll, let’s just say that was probably a phase… I wanted to do something crazy