Songwriting: Oh, How I Loathe Thee

Songwriting: Oh, How I Loathe Thee

Why is it so hard to write a song?

And not just any song, but a good song.  One that will make you feel good that you wrote it all by yourself.  Why is it that sometimes I sit at my piano for what seems like hours, having come up with nothing original?  Why can’t I simply hum the first thing that comes to my mind, and add beautiful harmonies and unmatched lyrics? Read More

Essay on The Wilderness

Essay on The Wilderness

"Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, as vital to our lives as water and good bread."

Edward Abbey

This quote accurately describes a fact; a fact that, in this day and age, is obscured by the flashiness of videogames, computers, and electronics. Unfortunately the way Abbey portrays this can be interpreted to signify being in the wilderness is a chore. Read More