Hard Choices

From the moment we exit our mother’s womb, we are not safe. My wife and I gave the second season of HBO’s The Leftovers another chance after a disappointing first season, and we’ve been surprisingly impressed. But it was the season’s first 10 minutes that still¬†hit me the hardest, particularly the scene of a rattlesnake slithering over a defenseless baby while the mother looked for food. It is actually a phenomenal metaphor to describe the world we live in today. Dangers are everywhere, no matter how natural or artificial. One week ago today, Paris was attacked. The attacks were horrific …..more →

Official Statement: Lingo

In December 2009, four young guys asked me to join them on stage at a bar in Atlanta. I ended up playing most of the first set with them and we jammed real well together. A couple days later, they asked me to join them for a run of three shows the following month. After the second show, while driving us to the hotel, the lead singer asked me point blank, “So when are you joining the band?” That band was Lingo. Over the course of the next five years, this band would capture a great deal of my music …..more →