Problem Highlight

I'm a dumbass.  I admit that because half the time, I have no idea how to live life and I need lots of help to get through each day.  I was in a real bad car accident back in July…

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Recording Side Effects

My latest album, Side Effects, took a lot out of me emotionally and mentally.  To me, the album is so versatile because of my mental state at the time of recording it.  First of all, I was off my psych…

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Hiking Beauty

For some reason, I feel most connected to my Creator when I’m out in nature on a peaceful walk.  Here I intently listen to the thousands of natural sounds that invigorate my senses.  To me, it’s a form of meditation…

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Constantly Changing

My life has been a constant series of changes and right now I’m deliberately changing again.  I’ve had to rearrange my priorities to encourage growth.  My focus has been the spiritual approach.  I’ve heard that if I adjust spiritually, I…

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Gratitude

Most people have been depressed at one time or another.  Some people get it worse than others.  I, for one, have been to hell and back.  I’m here to tell you, it does get better.  Talking about depression and just…

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Stay Optimized

Things are going great. They really are!  A lot of cool things are happening in my life right now but it’s easy to fall into the trap of it not being enough.  I continuously find holes in my performance where…

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Real Friends

There’s so much I can say on this topic.  First thing that comes to mind is how once an eternal bond is set in place when friends know they’re friends for life, nothing can break that bond.  It’s unfortunate that…

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Humility as a Way of Life

I’d like to say as an entertainer, it’s hard to not get caught up in trying to obtain materialistic success. Of course I want to be successful and sell albums, sell out shows etc.  But how bout building character first…

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Photos

Getting a kick out of taking better pics of nature.  There’s so much beauty in Charleston, I think sometimes I take it for granted.  I don’t know how much longer I’ll be living here so I really want to capture…

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Vandalism

I’m ashamed to admit but as a young teenager, I used to get pleasure out of destroying peoples’ property and trashing our beautiful earth.  Call it a miracle or maturity, thankfully I grew out of that phase.  These days, I’m…

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Morning Sunrise Walks

In Charleston, there are many breathtaking locations to watch the sunrise and it has become a weekly tradition that myself and Ryan Gallo bring a dog or two out to one of these destinations.   This week we’re headed to Sullivan…

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Been writing

I’ve recently been really inspired to write new music.  It’s such a great feeling to weather a storm and get back to what you’re called to do.  I’m so grateful that I get to express my heartfelt experiences through songs…