Bye, Tree

Here’s a video I made when removing the Christmas Tree from the house this year. I shared it with some close friends whom enjoyed it. Figured I’d share it with you here… Hope you like it and have a beautiful day. -Owen

How to Be More Relationally Present

In his 2015 book, 5 Gears – How to be Present and Productive When there is Never Enough Time, Jeremie Kubicek talks about these 5 gears that we all have that mirror that of an engine. Each gear has its place, but the trick is being ‘fully engaged’ in each one at the appropriate time.Continue reading “How to Be More Relationally Present”

The Digital Declutter

This week I published a video on my YouTube channel discussing ‘The Digital Declutter.’This phrase was coined by Cal Newport in his book, Digital Minimalism, in 2017. To be sure, the idea of ‘stepping away’ from digital engagement is part of it, but the other side is a lot more work. Mentally and emotionally thinkingContinue reading “The Digital Declutter”

New YouTube Channel – Laughing Dad

This is unrelated to Owen Pye music other than that I’m Owen Pye and it’s something I’m working on. A new YouTube channel dedicated to improving productivity, living simply and a comedic laugh along the way because I don’t know how not to make light of everything in life when it’s merited. If this isContinue reading “New YouTube Channel – Laughing Dad”

Fun Around Town (STL)

I was given a copy of this year’s Experience Booklet and though I haven’t gotten the full mileage out of it yet, I’ve certainly dabbled. Here are some spots I visited the last couple weeks that peaked my interest. 1 Free Small Plant with Any Cafe Purchase at MayPop I enjoyed a delightful espresso andContinue reading “Fun Around Town (STL)”

Denison Witmer Cover “Grandma Mary” – Live at The Duck Room

This was such a wonderful evening. If you were there, thank you. I was able to capture some not great footage of the evening. Here’s a cover by Denison Witmer. If you don’t know or follow Denison, you’re about 20+ years behind, but if you’re breathing there’s still time to go buy every record he’sContinue reading “Denison Witmer Cover “Grandma Mary” – Live at The Duck Room”