She Knows How

She does the dishesShe folds the clothesShe manages the homeDinner delights my noseOh, it’s plain to seeShe knows howTo get a rise out of me She picks up the kidsAnd doesn’t complainShe cuddles closeWhen it starts to rainOh, it’s meant to beShe knows howTo get a rise out of me She loves her MamaShe lovesContinue reading “She Knows How”

Can After Can

She checks her appointment book the night beforeAnd gets dressed for bed then closes the doorThen falls asleep to her favorite Netflix showIt’s the one about the detectives who solve crimesThey speak in logic, not in couplet rhymes, andI sleep beside her but there are secrets I don’t knowAnd when sheLooks out the window herContinue reading “Can After Can”

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”

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”

Here’s the Good Part

Things have been shaping up Things are really great now Better than a year ago I got out of the cellar somehow It was right around the the time When you ghosted me And I figured out for myself We were no baffling mystery And here’s the good part The part when I didn’t cryContinue reading “Here’s the Good Part”

Better to Lose the Saddle

They say you can risk everything Put it all right on that line You can bet the Farm or your house But that philosophy ain’t mine ‘Cause once I loved this girl And I gave up everything I had I spent every last penny on her Then one day I made her so mad ThatContinue reading “Better to Lose the Saddle”

Unburden Me, Sweetheart

Verse 1 I know it’s hard for you to understand Since we’ve been together for so long We’ve been through so much together All the good times and the wrong And I look at all the things we’ve done All the sweet success we’ve had But there’s somethin’ I’ve gotta tell you I’ve been soContinue reading “Unburden Me, Sweetheart”

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”

At The Lake House

It’s warm in this place when it’s cold outside I’m still here at the lake house where we met We were just kids but it seems like yesterday It was a moment frozen in time I won’t forget You had a bright big smile and laughed at me I was quiet and shy but notContinue reading “At The Lake House”