Summer Experiment

One of the reasons why I like working for myself is the option to work as little as possible. Okay, maybe that sounds a little strange. Maybe if I said that I like to work as efficiently as possible, it’d sound better. It wouldn’t be as true or clear, but if that makes you feel …

Stuck In Neutral

I miss making music with other people. When I decided to step away from my last band, Tumbledown Saints, there was the consolation that it wouldn’t be the end of playing music. At the time, I as playing almost every week at church, so that lessened the sting. As much as I enjoyed playing blues …

Learn Me Some Things

It’s a firmly held belief of mine that it’s possible to learn something from anybody. Perhaps that sounds foolish, hopelessly optimistic, or even incredibly dumb. That’s fine, it’s not your firmly held belief, so you’re off the hook. Feel free to wander the world and only notice the things you’d like to notice. Be my …

Risk Management

I’ve been pondering this section of Another Roadside Attraction enough to commit the page number to memory for reference. Considering I don’t memorize numbers easily (or for fun), that means… something… right? “You risked your life, but what else have you ever risked? Have you ever risked disapproval? Have you ever risked economic security? Have …