Singer Songwriter Don Nivens has returned to playing music after an extended break from performing. During the extended break, he worked on writing of new material, and played for The Dog, The Cat, and The Mirror. Now he has returned to playing and teamed up with his old friend, Buddy Strong, formally of the Band Garfeel Ruff, and owner of Southeastern Sound Studios. Buddy produced and engineered the new album of songs and it is only fitting that the CD be called The Dog, The Cat, and The Mirror. All of the songs are acoustic based and span several Genres. They represent an expression of life's experiences.