Route 23 Bluegrass Country Coming Together

Hey bluegrass and classic country music fans! Hope you’re doing well and tuning in to the show each 1st day morning. We’re getting it a little tighter each week. My good friend Jeanette Dillon has voiced some great liners for the show, and we’ve had some cool interviews. Our first […]

Life Happens – May 10, 2017

Life is anything but boring these days. I’m feeling like I want to just spend the days being lazy and kick back, but that ain’t happening anytime soon. So what’s going on? Well if you’re interested, I’ll tell you. I just returned from Playas de Tijuana, where my daughter Laura […]

Laura Payne, Live from Chipsa Hospital in Tijuana Mexico

Listen to this AMAZING interview with Laura Payne by Ryan D. Luelf! Laura was in hospice before coming to CHIPSA and she drove all the way to Mexico from Konxville TN because the pressure on her brain was too much for her to fly. She could not see out of […]

Health in the USA – Why Won’t our Government Allow Us to Choose?

The world today is filled with people with chronic illness. Some say we’re living longer. If we are, the quality of the life we live has greatly diminished. Our time and energy is depleted as we have been enslaved to a money based system that enriches those in the upper […]

Charlie Daniels – Me and Mickey Jo (Mike) Slone

Here’s a photo from another lifetime! Mickey Jo and I interviewed Charlie Daniels at his concert at The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, for our WBNO Country Showcase. This was probably around 1982 or 1983, I can’t remember for sure. I had some serious hair going on! LOL! The WBNO […]

Thankful to Yahweh for His Favor and Relationships

Good morning! Bless Yahweh, who gives favor. Favor from Him, and favor with men. I’ve been blessed by the people that Yah has placed in my life. I firmly believe that life is about relationships – my relationship with my Creator, and then, as an extension of that, my relationship […]

Playing for Seasoned Citizens a Blast!

I’ve just begun performing at senior care facilities and I’m having a blast. Very informal setting, telling stories, having conversation, and playing songs that the residents can identify with. Hopefully I can be an encouragement, entertain, and be a resource. In August I performed at Miller’s Merry Manor, in Lagrange, […]

You’re Going The Wrong Way!

*Once upon a time there was one who commissioned a large contingent of workers to cut through a huge dense jungle, to create a clear path to the other side. The group was divided into teams. One team wielded machetes, another was to dig out the stumps and smooth the […]

From bars and concerts to assisted living homes shows

When I was in high school I was in a pick up band with some classmates. We mostly played for our own pleasure in our homes or in the music rooms at East Noble High. But once we played at Lutheran Homes, in Kendallville. Lutheran Homes was what is known […]

Open Mic Night Success

Our first open mic night at The Cupbearer Cafe, in Auburn, Indiana, was a success. We didn’t have a packed house, but we had some folks who wanted to hear some good music and some enthusiastic singer/songwriters who wanted to share their gifts. Thanks to each of you who came […]