Category Archives: Community

The Year in Rearview – 2014

2014 was one of the fullest, most roller-coaster years of my life. I seem, to my own surprise, to have built a strong facebook community (I think in no small part due to Art Heffron’s brilliant and glamorous photos of … Continue Reading

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Cynics and…dreamers.

The other day I had a conversation with my friend Mike, who I’ve been working with on this album for the last three years, about becoming a little more cynical every year, and every year crossing my fingers and hoping … Continue Reading

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“Never Not Broken” video released!

Well, here it is. The product of a magical backyard session with the most awesome crew of people, “Never Not Broken” has been released on youtube. Watch, enjoy, and please share it if you like it! And if you live … Continue Reading

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Tour Photo-Journal

The Southeastern United States was well-traveled by Art Heffron and I in October, sometimes by horse, sometimes by car or plane, and sometimes from under a cow. We started in Virginia, where a large brood of grandparents, aunts, uncles and … Continue Reading

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Mixed-Up Poetry

(Rhiannon and I, reunited – photo by Art Heffron) This month I got to visit my best childhood friend in the North Georgia mountains as part of the East Coast leg of fall tour. This friendship is particularly special to … Continue Reading

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Walking In the Middle of Streets

This weekend I was lucky enough to see Ani DiFranco perform at Rocky Mountain Folks Festival. In her introduction to one song, she talked about the current protests in Ferguson, MO, and how powerful it is that all those people … Continue Reading

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Offering Birdseed & Accepting Opportunity

Hello, June! Geez, June. It’s not nice to sneak up on people like that. So, since I’m not quite ready to bid the spring farewell, I’ll offer up a May recap before we move on to the variety of things … Continue Reading

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A time to rest…sort of.

And by rest, what I really mean is take a break from touring my buns off (but not completely) while I add two more day jobs to the mix, start looking for grants for a youth program I’d like to … Continue Reading

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The Last Ride

Three days ago, I said goodbye (for now) to my equine partner of the last 11 years. This is our crazy, true, and serendipitous love story. When I was 8 years old and lived in Virginia, I met my childhood … Continue Reading

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The Story of How We All Survive Together

Hi y’all, Well, I’ve been meaning to write a new blog post for a while musing on what it means to make a living as an artist – I didn’t mean for it to take something like this to get … Continue Reading

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