Good 2 B Back

This summer I set aside some time to create music with no real agenda. I realized that over the years the pressure to write what I would consider great songs got heavier and heavier to the point where I couldn’t even write anything because I was so weighed down by unrealistic expectations. I blocked out periods of time in which I would take the pressure off, go with the flow and just see what kind of ideas would come out without being over-critical.

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The Disappointing Futon

I want to tell you a true story. A story about excitement, hard work, fulfillment that ended up flipping over on itself and becoming an inconvenient let down. Ladies and gentlemen, "The Dissapointing Futon"

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The Same New Me

“To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing it’s best, night and day, to make you everybody else, means to fight the hardest battle, which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.” E.E. Cummings

That canvas art is hanging on the wall in my studio. I look at it frequently throughout my work day. It refreshes my heart and reminds my soul that this painful and at times confusing quest for authenticity is worth the fight.

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Art vs. Brand

I’ve got a friend named Arthur and a friend named Brandon. When we hang out, typically, an argument breaks out. Very rarely can the three of us get together without a heated exchange of words.

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May We Never Lose Our Wonder

I woke up a tad earlier than normal this morning to try to get a head start on the day. Honestly, I was feeling overwhelmed. There is this mixture of hope and sadness. My excitement for the future is intertwined with fear and self doubt. I wanted to look forward to today, but it felt more like a trap, and my expectations felt threatened by sabotage (self-sabotage being as great a threat as any other).

As I was sitting in a room with 6 windows and the October sun was gently rising, I started to think about specific things that God created. I don’t know how this happened...

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