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In her book, Just Kids, Patti Smith penned these beautiful words, “The artist seeks contact with his intuitive sense of the gods, but in order to create his work, he cannot stay in this
It’s kind of funny. I’m a writer and I’ve written hundreds of thousands of words in the last few years, yet when I sit down to write this blog post I don’t know where to
I’m creating this post for a place to put all of the songs I’ve written (and will write) while on the road. Whenever I create a new one I’ll post it here as well as on my YouTube channel.
Driving hundreds of miles allows for plenty of thinking time, and this brief blog shares some of the thoughts that have been on my mind the last few days. My favorite thing about traveling is how it
When I was a young boy, I dreamt of becoming a rock star. Me and friends would act out songs from our favorite bands, each of us fervently playing their air instrument of choice. We had
2020 is more than half over, and there have been more than a few changes in my plans. I drove from west Texas to Kentucky in late November of last year. My mission: work a temp job for 30 days, and