Songwriting is all about a good story. My story, your story, our stories as a culture, and the stories that make us who we are as individuals. Storytelling is a way of life. Ancient artwork, storying telling is an art that contains deep truths. Truths that usually stand the test of time. Story time is something that is represented through SO MANY cultures the world over. They remind us of… continue reading.
Today I want to share something that I love so much. Music! Specifically, CHRISTMAS MUSIC. Music has been my life for so long, and just like anything in life – we’ve had our ups and downs. But that doesn’t mean that anything has changed about how much I love music. Or how much it moves me. When I was a child I was part of a group of children… continue reading.
I love Las Vegas, but not for the reason you would think. I love Las Vegas because I grew up there. I went to high school there, I know the city as more than just the strip, which is why I can give you guide that only a local could. Las Vegas is a city that you can’t fully see in three days, but I’m going to give you some… continue reading.
Five years or five minutes? I’ve recently been trying to follow the idea that if it’s not going to matter in five years, I shouldn’t spend more than five minutes worrying about it. This is a hard one for me, because I can get worked up about things so easily and so quickly. But I realized that one of the things I would regret most as I got older was… continue reading.
Napoleon Hill called it your “definite purpose” and now we call it a mission statement. It’s mostly used by business to define the mission of the brand or business. I recently started reading a book called “Principles” which is what it sounds like – a book about principles. It essentially touches the same idea – that humans work well with a guiding mantra for their life – a mission statement…. continue reading.
I know I’ve asked myself this, and I’ve definitely asked this in school, in art classes, and in many other scenarios I’m sure…”Am I doing this right?”. But I recently came to a wonderful realization – IT USUALLY DOESN’T MATTER. Occasionally it does – if you’re a doctor, your cooking raw meat, or it’s life or death, or you’re driving a car; but those situations are different because it’s a legitimate… continue reading.