Mar 06

Grain by Grain

Change doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a slow, barely noticeable process of baby steps. Like natural erosion at the shore. Little by little, grain by grain, the beach becomes one with the ocean. So it is with any habit we aim to change. The inches don’t fall off without months of... read more →
Feb 06

Why We’re Afraid to Soar

For the last six months or so, I’ve been afraid to publish. I’ve been afraid you wouldn’t like my songs or my writings. So I’ve cowered in the safety of “real” work and such nonsense. We all want to leave a mark on the world. But the moment we look boldly... read more →
Aug 12
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Did you love Robin Williams?

Last night, I found out Robin Williams died in an apparent suicide. Williams suffered from depression. Some say it was due to tough times financially. Others say it was because he wasn't able to land the kind of jobs in feature films he was used to. He had to settle... read more →
Aug 04
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Punching In

Artists go through tides of triumph and defeat. Genius and confusion. Flood and drought. We all want to be on the mountain top and we all want to avoid the dip. But that's not how art works. (more…)
Jul 19
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Redefining Art

Art - Loving unconditionally through whatever medium you choose. When you think of art, you probably immediately think of watercolor on canvas. If you're really observant, you might also recognize art as a perfectly composed photograph, or a song that pulls violently on your heartstrings. You're on the right track. (more…)