So, as you can see, I have been addicted to music for much of my life and I certainly couldn't be living my dream now without the unyielding support of my adoring wife of over 30 years, and our four wonderful children.  Their sacrifice is not insignificant.  Holding a demanding executive job commands most of my time so when much of my free time is spent on my music, other activities surely suffer.  To call my wife a saint would be a colossal understatement.  Listeners to my music get to hear only the finished product. She gets to hear the hours upon hours of writing, re-writing, re-hashing, rehearsing, etc. until the songs are indelibly etched into her soul, whether she likes them or not.  Couple that with the financial burden associated with my addiction, and you begin to see what I mean.