A postcard from Canada

   What’s up there? I hope this finds you doing well. Things are going great here. I have been on tour in Canada for the last couple of weeks. We’ve been having an absolute [...]

Can you spare some change?

Whenever we think about change, it’s go big or go home. This is a lovely thought, except for one thing. We almost never follow through with it. Because it’s just too big, too much, [...]

10 ideas a day

Ideas are funny things. I can’t decide if they’re worthless or priceless. You pull them out of the air like they’re free, and they kind of are, unless someone else already had [...]

Where do your ideas come from?

I get this question a lot in the musical realm. Where do I get Ideas for songs? It seems that all you need is a good idea and you’re just golden. My suggestion: forget about finding good [...]

Dealing with "grumpy dad syndrome"

I was in the airport the other day, ordering breakfast at a cereal bar. Yes, a cereal bar. You order different kinds of cereal and fruit and they mix it together for you. Then they overcharge [...]

100% is easier than 99%

One of the most inspirational things I’ve seen in the last year or so happened when I saw this lady out running in the snow. This is snow in Georgia, mind you. Everybody freaks out. You [...]

What motivates you?

What motivates you? A couple of nights ago, we had just finished a show and I was on the bus about to go to bed. My phone buzzed. My wife had sent me a one word text: “Blog?” That was [...]