Sometimes life gives us lessons sent in ridiculous packaging.
Sometimes I see myself fine, sometimes I need a witness. And I like the whole truth, but there are nights I only need forgiveness.
Writing 'February' made me realize that breaking form is a way of letting the song be human.
If you're looking for can-do, earthy-crunchy attitude then you've got to go to Wisconsin.
Therapy was the biggest romance of my life.
You'll almost encounter a superstition amongst musicians, people sort of go through strange rituals, what they need to do to write a song.
How I long to fall just a little bit, to dance out of the lines and stray from the light.
But if you're looking to be spooked by really tall trees then you've got to go to Washington State.
I'm becoming a professional nomad and enjoying that whole part of my life.
I was raised by parents who really admired the religious leaders of the left, as many 60s and 70s liberals did.
But social justice and the environment are very tied together in my head.
Milwaukee one of my favorite cites; I think Milwaukee is #1.
Arizona is really cool but I couldn't stay there for too long.
The funny thing is musicians often love to go to see visual art because you've got all these pictures to turn into metaphors.
I watch people throw aluminum cans in the trash, and I think of all the stories I've heard about the over-mining of aluminum, the erosion that happens, and the trees that fall down.
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