there is still goodness : a review of Brandi Carlile’s Ryman Residency

Y’all, I’ve got a girl crush. It’s hard to put into words all the feelings I felt after attending Brandi Carlile’s 6th and final show at The Ryman two nights ago. But like W said as we crawled into the bed at 1 AM on a Wednesday morning, “I feel like I just got back…

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chasing authenticity

It’s the word that’s launched a thousand profiles: Authentic. Or should I say, HashtagAuthentic. At one time, it was a word as simple as genuine, honest, real, true. But now, there’s a backlash against it. Because as more and more people try their damndest to be “authentic”….more and more of us are learning to question…

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dancing in the rain

We were soaked to the bone. Finally stopped to pause and waiting for a ride home under a closed bank’s porch, we couldn’t help but laugh in sorrow as we stripped off our (non) waterproof rain jackets and checked our phones to be sure they weren’t damaged in the mile-long walk through down-pouring rains. We…

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