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The first impulse comes from emotion.

“I think the first impulse comes from some deep emotion. It may be anger, it may be some sort of excitement. I recognize in the real world around me something that triggers such an emotion, and then the emotion seems to cast up pictures in my mind that lead me towards a story.”

~John Hershey


Pain can be so beautiful.

Confession: I’m one of those ignorant viewers who had never heard of The Civil Wars before the Grammys.

I sat in front of the TV mesmerized as they sang the first few bars of “Barton Hollow.” It’s been a while since I heard such phenomenal harmonies. I was especially blown away to discover this was the same Joy Williams I saw perform some six years ago. Read the rest of this entry »