* feel solidly in my body
* find a love that's real and lasting
* find contentment with my place and means in the universe.
I grew up rurally, the son of a flower child and a news reporter. I spent my childhood walking through creeks, following deer trails, fishing, writing stories and riding bikes.
Movies: The Tree of Life, The Fountain, Waking Life, Melancholia, Adaptation, Signs, The Lion King, Jurassic Park, Star Wars, The Matrix Trilogy, Spirited Away, Ponyo, What Dreams May Come, Superbad, I Love You Man, American Beauty, Legends of the Fall.
Music: Bonobo, Sohn, Kedrick Lamar, Pretty Lights, Beats Antique, Emancipator, Blue Sky Black Death, Twin Shadow The Allman Brothers, Van Morrison, Paul Simon, Beirut, The Postal Service, Alt-J, The Lumineers, Mumford and Sons, Sean Hays, Gillian Welch, Fleet Foxes, Sam Smith, Balmorhea, Coldplay, Takenobu, The Goat Rodeo, Ray Lamontagne, Chopin, Django Reinhardt, Iron and Wine, Atmosphere, Mos Def, Matisyahu, Sufjan Stevens, The Head and the Heart, The National, Barry Louis Polisar, Jack Penante, Typhoon, Andrew Bird, Shaky Graves