A few weeks ago I updated the design here on my website. My primary motivation at the moment is to share my personal experiences, so I wanted my visitors to only be shown posts from my Journal, but still wanted to be able to publish other content.
A few years ago, I had the pleasure of spending an afternoon with Allison Vesterfelt and her husband Darrell. They were in town promoting her book, Packing Light, and wanted to meet up at Starbucks for a cup of coffee. Since then, we’ve become really close friends, but it was her story that really impacted me.
Back in 1998, one of my favorite musicians was Jewel. She had just released Spirit, a brilliant coffeeshop album, and reflected a lot of what she was going through at the time.
You would think spending eight seconds on the back of raging bull would be easy. But as a person who’s done it a number of times, I can assure you it’s not. In fact it’s more than difficult, almost impossible — depending on which bull you draw.