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spokane summer

spokane-summer

Take a quick trip with my family back to my hometown of Spokane, WA. Complete with gondola rides, lake time and raspberry picking.

View on my VSCO journal — HERE.

p.s. I commandeered my second set of “wings” given to my son. Flight attendants don’t realize that he is a frequent flyer. 🙂

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macklemore and ryan lewis tour finale

I feel an overwhelming sense of pride when I watch this video. Not for myself, but for this duo, whose story I really only know a sliver of, but whose journey has been an inspiration to me and so many others.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are truly a testament to the nature of hard work and the pure pursuit of passion. They are artists. But they didn’t wait for someone to applaud their work, or to receive a stamp of approval (Hint: No great artists do). They didn’t need the validation of a record label. They created art for art’s sake. They poured out their all to whoever would listen. As Seth Godin says they picked themselves and people were mesmerized by it.

Like many great artists they inspire me to create, to be vulnerable, and always be improving. Get a window into their crazy past year in this Macklemore and Ryan Lewis tour finale video.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis tour finale

[My wife and I had the chance to see them perform during Grammy week in downtown LA. The hype is real. These guys are great performers.]

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just in case

You never know when this might come in handy.

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the worst haircut ever

If you have an extra 2 minutes and 57 seconds you must listen to this NPR segment where a reporter interviews his 2 little girls after a haircut debacle. It’s amazing…

Two Little Girls Explain The Worst Haircut Ever.

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breakdancing with mr. rogers

Speechless.

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