Realization of Focus

Sometimes everything just falls into place, you know? On an early Saturday morning, with the sun shining and a record on the turntable, I’m a new man. All the stress of the week is gone and I can finally get to things that matter to me. Now, sometimes this might manifest as a morning session…

All Aglow

Few things will ever capture my heart the way a sunset does. It doesn’t matter if it’s spectacular, with rays spilling out and lighting up the clouds, or overcast, slowly dimming til the darkness takes over and starts its program for the night. All that needs happen is the tempered sinking of sun under horizon,…

Deep Impact

Bon Iver’s album 22, A Million remains in my top 5 albums after all these years, for a few simple reasons. First, it’s one of the only albums I know of that flows from one song to the next so effortlessly and with such intention. The glitchy matrix of voice and instrument blend and slide…

Perfect Imperfection

There are moments that hold an imperfection that transcends all need to be perfect. Like the one in this photo, at the balloon festival last year. There was a group of girls dancing near me and my friend, and they were clearly having the time of their lives. The band was playing, they were dancing,…

Let’s Get Out Of Here

I’ll freely admit there’s things I miss about my old Buick. Something about how plush the seats were, the missing suspension, the smooth ride and way it swayed all over on the road, were just like home. But now that I’ve got a much newer car, I find it hard to miss the rest of…