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Stories from the journey of fatherhood & brotherhood
My Mother's Music mothers day music May 10, 2020

 Once a week the family followed the Poudre River 40 miles into town. Three sisters sat in the backseat as they wound down the canyon road already rutting itself into their lives. Eyes full of wonder as they took in a town life decades ahead of their treasured world of rustic cabins, fishing stories, and summer vacationers. Because of these weekly drives, my mother began playing the piano. 

She was a self-described "sickly mountain girl with asthma." The phrase was a family joke,...

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Why We Shouldn't Bury Things brotherhood honesty music story Dec 06, 2019

We shouldn’t bury things. Here’s why...

Over the past year or so, I’ve shared parts of my story of writing and playing music. I wrote a lot of songs in my 20s, but then once “life happened,” playing my guitar and singing my songs got pushed aside. And after being pushed, they were forgotten. After forgotten, eventually hidden. And a part of me that lived passionately, freely and vulnerably was hidden with it. 

A few weekends ago, I found myself surprised by...

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