I believe…

I've been giving some thought lately to what I believe. What is it that makes me, well me. While certainly I would never consider boring you with a complete list of everything that I believe, this is a few that came to mind today... I believe that laziness is a good thing. If it were …

Continue reading I believe…

Gaining perspective…

Today I am posting something a little different. I have always loved the passage below. It was written by one of my heroes, Carl Sagan. From time to time I like to re-read it because I think it provides some valuable perspective for us all. Please give it a read... “The Earth is a very …

Continue reading Gaining perspective…

Welcome to my new home ~ johnnyb.me!

If you are a fan of Rhythms & Beats, you probably have noticed there have been some changes around here. The original concept for me behind starting Rhythms & Beats was to have an outlet for the musician in me. A creative place to embrace the drummer that is always lurking inside me - right under …

Continue reading Welcome to my new home ~ johnnyb.me!

Always a drummer

I’ve been a drummer all my life. Even before I knew I was a drummer – I was a drummer. I remember being very young in Charlotte, NC, maybe 2nd or 3rd grade. I got caned by the teacher (back before corporal punishment was a no-no) for beating a rhythm on my desk during class. …

Continue reading Always a drummer