I’ve tried telling my story from the beginning and I keep getting stuck, so I’ve decided to start at today and work backwards. Today I am staring out at the Shelby Street Bridge in Nashville, Tennessee, which has been my home for six years now. I live in a sea of other songwriters, in a city that does it’s share of sleeping, but never stops playing music. And though it is far away from my hometown of Cedar Falls, Iowa, I feel settled here.
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