Country Club Members

When I met her, I didn’t think I’d end upbeing her boyfriend in the wingsShe didn’t tell me she was marriedShe wasn’t wearing her wedding rings It was out at the tennis courtswe were on a mixed doubles teamShe had the scent of wild blueberriesIt was like she stepped out of a dream And boy,Continue reading “Country Club Members”

Etiquette Nazis

There she is at the dinner partyTelling them all how to behaveThere she is at the dinner partyDoin’ that Princess Wave There she is at the dinner partyGiving orders like an Uppity DameExpecting everyone to be PreppyExpecting everyone to be the same Somebody tell the Etiquette NaziSomebody tell her she’s all wrongSomebody tell the EtiquetteContinue reading “Etiquette Nazis”

She Almost Had Me There

She met me through my father He mentioned I liked jazz bands, too So she got in touch with me one day Going out seemed like the thing to do We went to see Wally and his band We took a day trip down to Santa Cruz Hit the coasters, ate some corn dogs LoveContinue reading “She Almost Had Me There”

Maui

Mom and Dad took a trip to Maui I was all alone for a few days Gary said we’d throw a party And for it, I’d get high praise Don’t know how many were invited But it got out of hand pretty fast Word of mouth was how it got out Everyone but me hadContinue reading “Maui”

When She Looks Back

There’s a friend of mine She’s got kids and a home But the guy is gone And she doesn’t understand why She’s got a good job At a big ol’ company She has a close-knit family She can’t see why he said goodbye And when she looks back She sees the white picket fence SheContinue reading “When She Looks Back”

Baseball On My Brain

Inspired by Chuck Brodsky and Philip Bechis Clark You say I’m acting different now You say I’m getting really weird You say I’m a bit too obsessive It’s not as bad as you feared No, I’m not going crazy I haven’t gone insane I’m just excited about Opening Day It’s Major League Baseball on myContinue reading “Baseball On My Brain”

Country Girls in a Wagoneer

Packed it up for the three day weekendThe 4 of them are on a quest for funHeadin’ up to the cabin for a good timeFor some drinkin’, grillin’ & sun Takes all day just to get thereBut they’ve got their music up loudTheir hair’s dancin’ ‘n they’re singin’Like they’re on stage in front of aContinue reading “Country Girls in a Wagoneer”

For Old Friends

This one’s for the ones who didn’t keep in touch Those who wandered off into the forest of war Those who wondered how I was but didn’t call Those who I loved once upon a distant shore This one’s for the guys I went to school with And those girls who married up and movedContinue reading “For Old Friends”

Should’ve Been Toby Keith

He says he should have been a cowboy Ridin’ with the guys on a cattle drive I don’t think he understands his talents He makes people feel happy and alive He’s a stud in boots and cowboy hat And his songs are so intense and great Makes me wanna leave my 50K town To goContinue reading “Should’ve Been Toby Keith”