Tag: Life

Nothing Compares to Prince

“Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life.” These seem to be appropriate words for a day like today...

What Will Your Verse Be?

I remember the first movie I ever saw in a movie theater. It was 1992 at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland, CA. The movie...

Two Ways of Looking at Music

I’ve always been a fan of music and have been endlessly fascinated by the mechanics of it. But what really strikes me about it is...

Revisiting the Past, Looking Forward

It’s funny how life looks in retrospect. You never really know what’s happening in the moment and the more you try to control it, the...

Affirmations

I always felt like those ruminations and affirmations of self that people post on Facebook and Twitter in silly fonts and with inspirational backgrounds were...

(Don’t) Know Thy Self

When I first started playing music, I knew right from the start that I would learn so much about myself through exploration, song-writing, performing, and...

Art vs. Science

A few days ago, my childhood friend Daniel said that he never would have guessed I would be “right brained”. I knew he was talking...

No Waste

I was walking to El Zarape with Ashley for lunch (order the calamari burrito- seriously) and I had this thought in my head, as I...

SanDiegoAcoustic.com Interview

Check out this interview I did with sandiegoacoustic.com. I know it’s a little “tl;dr” (too long; didn’t read) but hopefully this gives a little bit...

Rejected

When a person decides to “become a musician,” I wonder if they’re really ready for what that means. With all of the YouTube stars and...

Pre-Gig Pep Talk

I’ve never been a confident person. In fact, more often than not, I fight little battles with myself and end up losing to the pessimist...

Saying Goodbye to An Old Friend

It’s funny how attached a person can get to material possessions. I’ve had my trusty silver 2001 Ford Focus since late-2004 and sadly, it was...

Soaking Up the Sun

It’s 6:22 am in Oahu, HI and I’ve been sitting in my room watching the sun rise directly outside my window. It’s the one time...

Sunsets

It’s wonderful how you never get tired of seeing beautiful sunsets. I get to see them almost everyday and they always feel new and exciting....

New Hobbies

So I made a pledge to myself to start living an amazing life. Not that I don’t already live an amazing life, but I just...

NaCL

I think salt gives me crazy dreams. Not to be confused with delusions. Life gives me those. I was at a summer camp and our...