In music there is a groove, and in life there is a groove.


Young Otis

Sometimes you’re in the groove and sometimes you’re out.

When you’re out you just want to get back in.

I was a musician for over 20 years of my life and then with a wife, kids and a mortgage, I gave it up to become a sales manager.

After a health scare and some real soul-searching I had enough of that life and decided to step down from my position and scale back my life and stress.  I decided it was time to return to the passions of my youth, music and writing.


Old Otis

I consider myself a good musician but I’m certainly no master or guru. I’m learning more the second time around.  Experience has opened my mind.

This site is for me to share my thoughts and experiences.  It’s for me to have an honest conversation with you and myself.  Hopefully you can find some common ground, some affirmation and be entertained.

The process of writing is extremely cathartic, so even if no one really follows me, I’m at least releasing words and thoughts that need to come out.

It helps me to stay in the groove.

If it helps you please let me know.

© Otis P Smith and About the Groove, 2015. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Otis P Smith and About the Groove with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

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