I had a blast shooting at Napa on Providence in Charlotte last weekend. Here are a few of my favorite shots.
My wife and I handle the cold very differently. I’d shudder – in a literal sense – to think what would happen if we lived any farther north, and I’m sure she sweats when thinking of moving any farther south. When it drops below 65 degrees, that’s when I put on a light jacket. SheContinue reading “Polar Opposites”
Watching the sun break open the darkness With a bursting radiance that shimmers with beautiful colors Not many people are awake to see it Or make it part of their day But it is there nonetheless Gifting its beauty to anyone who will watch
A melody that causes your heart to swell and forces tears to burst from your eyes. A photo that makes you want to reach out and live within it. The moving frames that tell a story. A piece of artwork that enables you to see through a different perspective. A collaboration of words that raise off the pageContinue reading “when words come alive”
Cageless Birds holds a special place in my heart. I stumbled across their album on Youtube about a year ago. I immediately went into iTunes and purchased it. I remember hearing Mt. Zion for the first time and replaying it ten subsequent times.
Since highschool my birthday has been synonymous with these two ladies’. September has always been a whole month of celebration. Today we gathered around a table to mark Mel’s 28th. So I thought it would be the perfect time to say a few words about these two.
Every wedding is beautiful. Celebrating of the union of two individuals is always a remarkable event. The wedding we witnessed today was just a notch above the norm. The wedding was in the Rose Garden in Raleigh. I’ve spent plenty of time there years ago when I performed at RLT. Never really thought much about it. But take theContinue reading “A Wedding in a Rose Garden”
I almost cried when I opened the box. You know when you’re in a season of chaos that is filled with choices and confusion, and then you are hit out of no where with a single moment of clarity.
The summer rain came. The sky opened up and in its abundance it gave. The water fell upon me like a cloak…
The reading list for September is below. Right now I am finishing up “Neighbors and Wise Men” by Tony Kriz. This has become one of my favorite books. The moment I opened the cover I felt like it was written specifically for me and was speaking to my heart.
This is a space that I’ve longed for. Mike and I are technically both writers by trade, but I have spent a long time away from the craft. I have sat on the sidelines for many years now mostly because I am possibly the most critical person in the universe. And I have allowed myselfContinue reading “Our First Post”