Me, Rivers, Wildflowers, and Foxes

Me

I was talking to a friend recently about writing.  He asked if reading my blog would help people get to know me better.  I had never thought about this question before.  How personal is my blog?  How personal do…

Thoughts from Stay-At-Home...

Dear friends, fans, family, 

In February I was in the Redwoods (pictured above) with my sister.  I flew home three weeks ago, and since then things have been changing rapidly.   

Ohio has now joined the Stay-At-Home Orders.  I have lots…

Looking Back on Summer

“To say it was a beautiful day would not begin to explain it. It was that day when the end of summer intersects perfectly with the start of fall.”  – Ann Patchett

It's officially fall.  As summer came in I…

California in 3 Parts

I spent this past month touring through California.  Originally the trip was planned as a full tour with another songwriter, but they dropped off due to personal issues.  I was disappointed, concerned, and left with a big change in logistics…

On Writing

At the end of a recent interview on our local Athens station I was asked what my future hope was for my music.  The interviewer mentioned that I have had some success with touring and recording, and he asked if …
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From Ohio to Iowa

This month I took a tour with my pal Joe Stevens.  He flew to Ohio from California and we did a run of 9 shows from Ohio to Iowa.  In Iowa we met up with the amazing River Glen Trio…

The Great Northeast

My journey through New England was part family vacation, part farm work, part music tour, part hiking trip, part... well there were lots of parts to it.  I got to see some family and friends I hadn't seen in a…

Beautiful Ohio

Sometimes when I'm traveling people ask where I'm from.  When I tell them Ohio I get a variety of reactions.  My least favorite is "Oh, I'm sorry" to which I respond "Don't be, I love it."  Then there is the…

12 Photos

At the end of this southern tour I found myself with hundreds of photos.  I decided to narrow it down to 12 for the blog so it didn't feel like an old family vacation slide shows that your uncle use…

Ravens, Redwoods, and Wildfire

The new year is creeping right up on us!  Since my last blog I've made a loop around California and then flew back to Ohio.  Here's a look at the last month starting with another campfire jam in the desert…

Canyon Music

 

Above is a video featuring some clips from places I've hiked and camped in New Mexico, Arizona, and California.  Below are some photos of the past month.  I spent about 3 weeks straight living in my tent out in the…

3000 miles out

Greetings from the Canyon Tour!

Saturday I'll be doing a live-stream radio interview on John Talk Radio at 6PM eastern time AND Tuesday I'll be playing in Newport Beach at The Blue Beet at 6PM western time.  Tonight I'll be…