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Money Troubles

Money has been tight for a while now.  I’ve been focusing all my time and energy on my craft.  Julie is a nurse so she works at the hospital during the day.  With me not working it has been putting a strain on our financial situation and our relationship.

When I travel to my shows, I do so using our money. The money I get from the shows doesn’t really cover the travel expenses, but I need to get exposure.

The time we have put in has paid off, I signed a deal with a recording studio today!  [Read more...]

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My Life

When I was 19 I got married to a beautiful girl named Ann.  Were we too young? Yes, probably, but that didn’t stop us from loving each other.  I took a job as a ranch hand and she became pregnant.  We worked out a deal with my boss and we lived on the ranch in a little shack.

She gave birth to our daughter, Sarah. We had such a beautiful and simple life.  Ann would take care of Sarah during the day while I was working. At night we would all gather around a fire with the rest of the ranch hands and their families, and I would play my guitar and we’d all sing along until we were all too exhausted to stay awake any longer.

It was a great community.  We couldn’t have asked for anything more.  When Sarah was about 4 she and Ann took a car to the nearest town to pick up some food.  On the way there they were ran off the road and they both died.  It was the hardest time in my life.  My beautiful wife and daughter were just gone.  [Read more...]