“…not only the big losses like death and so on, but also the small ones that occur on a daily basis, like seeing your kids grow up too fast, or not being able to do 25 push ups in a row anymore…”

“We sat there looking out at the coastline and vast expanse of water, a bit damp from the rain, and ‘An Iken Loop’ playing on the car stereo.”

“I realized that what seemed like a grouping of raw and damaged outliers was easily the most honest record I could complete.”

“My grandmother is also a singer, and she gave me voice lessons when I was younger. I think it is really special that she passed down her voice to me.”

“It’s just a name drawn into the concrete of a local grocery store, and it’s been there for like 25 years.”