I am happy to report that this morning, I made the bed, all in one sitting. Actually I was standing. To me this is a beacon of hope, a ray of light shining through the bedroom blinds, a breeze of inspiration wafting in as I open the storm door to let out the cat... And I have successfully made the bed in one fell swoop on many other occasions, believe it or not! I must stop focusing on the inevitable imperfection that comes with writing - allow myself to run with what my heart is demanding my hand to type or write on paper, and not fight fulfillment that washes over me when I feel as if I've successfully, even eloquently, executed my thoughts on a given topic....And the fact of the matter is, what I love to write about most, is music. You can see some recent writing of mine about a favorite band of mine, Railroad Earth, that I had the opportunity to photograph recently at Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, on Playback STL. Please enjoy, and if you'd like, and really think so, tell me it's good. I'm going to expose myself a little more here and say, folks, I'm that kinda guy (girl) that needs a pat on the back every once in a while. I'm a youngest child and an artist, affirmation and encouragement is vital to me, trust me, I don't take the fact that I'm pretty good at what I do for granted. Call me what you will. I'm a big baby.
Below check out you can what you can expect to see reviews and/or photographs from in the coming weeks and months, finally, PLEASE STAY TUNED, AND HOLD ME TOO IT! (and I'm going to figure out, once and for all, how to post a damn slide show because that could certainly be item "c)" - that I shoot way too much) :
Austrailian Pink Floyd - November 15-16, 2007, The Fabulous Fox Theater
Moe. - January 24, The Pageant
Robin Trower - March 1, The Pageant
LANGERADO Music Festival, Sunrise, Florida, March 6-9 (I will need to post several slide shows - I really got some amazing stuff from this festival, it will be great to finally have it edited and posted....)
Bob Weir & Ratdog - March 24, The Pageant
The Panderers - March 27, The Gargoyle, Wash U.
** Please view my outstanding videography from Radiohead - May 14, Verizon Wireless Ampitheater on my YouTube page, as well as many other fantastic, exciting videos that I've shot... I'm a phenomenal videographer! (Hopefully you're sensing the thick sarcasm). **
Railroad Earth - June 10, The Duck Room, Blueberry Hill
Iron and Wine - June 13, The Pageant (stay tuned for more, here's a few, have I mentioned how fond of Sam Beam I am?...)
Via Dove (Twilight release party!) - June 20, The Chapel (great new venue!)
Modest Mouse - July 1, The Pageant (stay tuned for more, here's a couple...)
Joss Stone - July 4, Live on the Levee
Umphrey's McGee - July 11, Live on the Levee
Tristan Prettyman - August 3, The Duck Room, Bluebery Hill
Thanks again for stopping by! Please also check out my wedding blog to see some of my awesome clients at their most beautiful... I'm also working on ideas for my new wedding and portraiture website, which will have a music sub-site. Keep asking me about it, it will make it happen faster. And last but now least, I've decided (with inspiration from a friend, Meredith) that my personal life is actually pretty cool too, considering, really, that my music, writing and photography all kind of blur into each other for me - please stop by to see what myself, Kristian, Larry, Reagan and bad bad Leroy Brown are getting into, if you're terribly bored that is and have the time...., I'll be back with the link as soon as the site's up! Happy summer to you all!