Grown-up love is complicated, beautiful, confusing, humbling.  Transformative.

Why Happy Valentine’s Day? “Stories suggest that (St.) Valentine may have been killed for attempting to help Christians escape harsh Roman prisons, where they were often beaten and tortured. According to one legend, an imprisoned Valentine actually sent the first “valentine” greeting himself after he fell in love with a young girl–possibly his jailor’s daughter–who visited him during his confinement. Before his death, it is alleged that he wrote her a letter signed “From your Valentine,” an expression that is still in use today.

Happy Valentine’s Day!?!?

Change always has the potential to be cathartic.  Although I was really struggling, with two young children, I had a lot of incentive to shape up.  “Backlit Bottles” is about wanting to snap myself out of feeling numb, reconnecting with myself; with songwriting.