Let’s face it…”people are crazy.”

Dear crazy and RECENTLY INSANE world, I don’t know what you think about country music.  You may be someone who screams it at the top of your lungs out the car window or you may not even know what “country music.”  If you’re foreign, the only American music you’ve probably heard is Brittany Spears and […]

A Voyage on the S.S. NEHI

Rather than being sucked of its fizzy and sweet peach contents only to be recycled, the below NEHI bottle has had quite a different destiny.  I decided that it would be the messenger of my words with the sea.  At last, I have a message in a bottle.   Dear whomever this Peach NEHI bottle […]

A fiercely gripped 650,000 hours of life

Hello again world, It might already seem that my letters will be coming sparingly, but I have tried to collect enough thoughts, gusto, and time before this second letter.  Of course, I have been rather busy with summer business: touring Europe with my jazz band, running around with Kindergarteners, taking summer classes and simultaneously forgetting […]

To the crazy world, whom it may or may not concern (postmark: finally)

Dear my beloved and crazy world, It is with both burning desire and fearful hesitance that I write to you.  You–the most daunting of all audiences.  You are the critic, the priest, and the stranger.  And I am but a fellow passenger on this spinning blue-green planet with little experience beyond my 21 years of life.  […]