Witness to Your Life by Lori McKenna

Witness to Your Life by Lori McKenna I have a crazy obsession with reading Lori McKenna’s lyrics. She is one of my favorite writers and I’m always so impressed that she is a mother of five who found the time to follow her passion. I’ve listened to interviews where she says she wrote many of … [Read more…]

The Way I Am by Merle Haggard

The Way I Am by Merle Haggard  I sometimes feel like Merle Haggard is my grandpa. I know it sounds strange, but I really feel like he’s a bona fide member of my family. It may be because he was my first concert when I was eight years old and the fact that I have … [Read more…]

Rain by Patty Griffin

Rain by Patty Griffin My friend Angee and I approach Patty Griffin as sort of a religion. We listen to her with great reverence. Yes, we like other artists — but then there is Patty. The song Rain is the first song I ever listened to by Patty — I went right out and bought … [Read more…]

If I had a Personal Assistant …

If I had a personal assistant, I believe I would write more. I believe I would take more pictures. I would tell my personal assistant to edit photos continually and to bring me more pumpkin spice lattes. I would also tell my assistant, Florencio — I think that would be his name — to write … [Read more…]