Not Enough (demo video)

I’ve been back in songwriting mode lately. It feels good. Elliott Smith has been on heavy rotation for the last few weeks or months, and it’s clearly coming through in what I’m writing. I’m also in the mood to share songs before they’re recorded. So here’s a video of me playing a new one. Recorded … Continue reading Not Enough (demo video)

In the library

The harsh, buzzing fluorescent lighting spoils the otherwise welcoming environment of this branch of the local library. To the left the librarians are chatting as they check in the books returned. School-aged kids on the computers near the door, what I assume are the latest music videos playing on the screen. Heads bobbing with headphones … Continue reading In the library

Happy New Year

“I’m a monkey-slash-pig!” The kids are playing make believe as they climb through the low branches of a wild rhododendron. Theo tried his hardest to keep up with the big girls, jumping as high as he can to sit on one of the lowest branches. It’s New Year’s Day and the weather is a beautiful … Continue reading Happy New Year