To celebrate my birthday month of July (and completion of this mobile-friendly website overhaul), digital downloads of my Love Holds On album are available for only $5 all month on CD Baby.
Song of the Month
- Website Now Mobile-Friendly - This website got a major overhaul for its July 2015 update, making it mobile-friendly using responsive design and adding a number of features. For more on the history of this site's design see the "Evolution of a Website" blog entry.
- Easter Single Released - Rick's brand new Easter 2015 single, Hallelujah, He is Risen, was released in late March 2015. It is already available in many popular digital music stores.
- Christmas Album Released - Rick's full-length album of traditional Christmas carols (and one adaptation of a traditional carol with added original words and music) was released in December 2014. It is available in most popular digital music stores.
For a complete list of news items going back as far as 1998, please visit the News Archive.
Recent Blog Entries
- Evolution of a Website - If you’ve visited my website at any point in the past, you may have (or at least I hope you have) noticed that it looks a little different this month. In fact, if you’ve visited this site on your smartphone, I hope you’ll notice that it looks a lot different. We’ll get to what is ... Read more
- You Get What You Get - Back when my daughter, Nicole, was a little girl in the mid-1990s, I had a busy career in the computer industry. I’d be working long, often stressful, days, and I’d get home fairly worn out on the energy front. Nicole’s bedtime would roll around, and I was, more often than not, nominated to read her ... Read more
- The Challenge of Fostering Creativity - About a week ago I read a blog entry entitled “Are Schools Inspiring Creativity?” by Dr. Michael D. Tebbano, one of my high school music teachers who later went on to become an educational administrator. The blog advocated placing more focus on fostering creativity in public schools, which are largely relegated to following “19th Century, ... Read more
For more blog entries, please visit the Blog.
Updated: July 1, 2015