Back to the Basics

(Photo: Jonatha Brooke and me! Circa 2004 or 2005? We were babies!)


Almost four weeks ago, I participated in a three-day intensive creative writing workshop with one of my musical heroes: Jonatha Brooke. Jonatha is a folk/rock singer-songwriter and…



(Photo: Graphic design by our dear friend, Kellen Scott. An exact replica of my husband's car!)


Earlier this week, I received a text from my friend, John, telling me that New Country Brew is featuring Farewell Angelina's recording of, "Vintage!"…

Up to Somethin'

Up to Somethin'

About two weeks ago, I received a voice message from my friend, Marjorie. "Hey, Lauren, I'm in town tomorrow and curious if you can grab lunch? I'm up to somethin'," she giggled.  

We sat at an outdoor…