Saturday, February 13th, 2010
1. Land–After living in the city these past few years, three acres in the country feels like three miles. There’s a point on my land where if you and I were to stand on either end of the three acre stretch, we’d lose site of each other. I like that. I also like that if my neighbor’s bull were to break through the fence separating our property I’d have a good head-start to get away from him. The last tenant on our land was a murderer. Got a hard 50 at the Leavenworth penitentiary just up the road. We call our place the “Hard 50 Farm.”
2. Kansas–The new home. Great Plains. The frontier. Good place to write and record songs. Good place to get your head straight. I call the part of Kansas I’m in “the Big Quiet.” It’s like every good country song you’ve ever heard… the wide open spaces, big sky, the no B.S. people, the clear air, clean earth.
3. Stained glass–There’s not enough of it anywhere. Give us more rose windows. Give us more light through stained glass.here and songs here. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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