Better way to tow a van

In early September I purchased a 20-foot 10,000 pound gross weight flatbed car hauler trailer. I cinch the van to the trailer with some things called chain binders, and they attach it quite securely. This is a big improvement over…

"Excitement" on the road

Some of the excitement of living on the road includes vehicle repairs! I tow a minivan with my bus, using a tow-dolly. There are interesting mechanical limitations to this system including the fact that backing up isn't an option because…

Florida notes

Greetings from the road! I know my freezing friends in the Midwest don't want to hear about this, but I've just spent 6 weeks in cargo shorts and sandals hanging out in our churches in Florida. I got to play…
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Goodbye to Michigan, hello to Florida

Michigan welcomed me (minus most of their usual snow) in November and December. I visited churches as far south as Detroit and St. Joe, and as far north as remote Beaverton. As an Alabama native, I decided it was too…
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Great podcasts for you

I appear on two recent editions of the "Gird Up! Podcast," narrated by one of our teachers (Charlie Ungemach) at Siloah Lutheran Church in Milwaukee. Here's the link- "Gird Up! Podcast" Check out episode 65, "Fizzy Water with Chris Driesbach"…

My new CD - "Hymns With Friends"

I'm pretty excited about my new recording project; a brand-new collection of my favorite hymns! I had so many friends help me with it that I decided to call it Hymns With Friends. This was put together at a new…

Sing Me Home

Please visit Christine Backus' Blurb site which features her new book "Sing Me Home," written about her son Robert who recently went to heaven by way of brain cancer at the age of 41. She named the book after my…

Thank you, Jesus!

I've been a busy little piano-player for Jesus lately. In May I made it to Seattle to play in several of our churches there and enjoyed staying with my son Chad and his family. The big star of this outfit…

Return to the Nutcracker Suite

Greetings from the road! I've been enjoying the center of the country in Nebraska for the last week or so and am now roaming rural South Dakota. Highlights include playing for two different Lutheran schools in the same day: St…
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Two Rivers Fun

Having some singing fun with the elementary students at St. John's in Two Rivers, Wisconsin.