A few weeks ago, Rick and I were invited to join a think tank of sorts........all musicians, songwriters and such. We have had two meetings.......it has been wonderful. A small intimate group, like minds, creative,
and the smallest egos I have ever seen! These folks are fun, talented and caring and inspiring. Rick and I have written four new songs since joining this group.
We met at our house this past weekend........we discuss venues to play, we play our new songs to each other, and talk about directions for the group. My personal thoughts about it, I hope we stay the small intimate group we are right now. My experience has been with similar groups in the past, as more and more are brought into the group, egos grow, and division grows......and sooner or later, everything fizzles out.
For right now, this small think tank suits my needs and wants. Being around those who are trying to do the same thing as you are, hearing their successes and about their failures is both inspiring and enlightening.
It has been a week of extreme ups and downs.........the death of Blackie Bear, and the fellowship of this group of music creators. Next week is treatment # 6......I hope it is a non-eventful week......just a week of healing and rest.
If you find yourself in a group of like interest individuals, spend some time with them.......allow their energy to ignite yours, indulge in their knowledge, enjoy their fellowship......and then reap the fruits of association.