play, girl, play

So if you haven’t heard already, this week country artist Maren Morris made her debut in Playboy magazine. I’d seen some of the preview shots on Instagram and found them rather striking – no nip, but a lot of hip cowgirl, ’70s influence. Only a few hours later, I received a text from my mom,…

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OK, Taylor. Thank you for coming back to us

The way I see it, Taylor is more Me! than she’s ever been allowed to be. She’s found her niche, a genre that allows her to experiment, to play, to be mature under the guise of being a little immature. And I think that’s great. I think that’s what she needed to survive.

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where have all the ladies gone?

I still remember going to some of my first guitar lessons, when my teacher would prompt me to hand over my worn blue iPod mini so he could scroll through my catalog and help me choose a good song to learn. He couldn’t believe how many female artists I had to choose from. He found…

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how to “winter up” after the thrill is gone

After some rainy December days and some beautiful 70 degree January weekends, we’re finally experiencing some truly cold weather here in Tennessee. I have yet to see any snow hit the ground, but that doesn’t discount the frigidity of the winds this morning and the frozen water in the goat trough. When I got in…

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