"You have not come to a mountain that can be touched and that is burning with fire; to darkness, gloom and storm; to a trumpet blast or to such a voice speaking words that those who heard it begged that no further word be spoken to them, because they could not bear what was commanded: "If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned."The sight was so terrifying that Moses said, "I am trembling with fear."

But you have come to Mount Zion, to the heavenly Jerusalem, the city of the living God. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly, to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven. You have come to God, the judge of all men, to the spirits of righteous men made perfect, to Jesus the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood that speaks a better word than the blood of Abel."

Hebrews 12


Thanks to Lakes for this one.

Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you living water."
-John 4


Some of the other guys saw Bill Murray drive by in Austin at South By Southwest. By that I mean there were no guns involved.

Speaking of we had a great time in Austin. Speaking of I am greatly saddened by the news about recent Texas converts

We had the inaugural fire pit at my house friday, kinda impromptu-like. I made some spicy coco and mint tea and there was veggie skyline chip dip. Thanks Krista.

Also, we went out diving the other night and hit GOLD like we were Humphrey Bogart in Sierra Madre. Probably about fifty pounds of bananas so if someone gets me some flour butter and eggs I'll make some banana bread for reals perhaps even with some little sweet bits of lemon or orange rinds.

We had a super super fun time with our new besties Jookabox. They taught us how to tuck and inspired us to discover our inner nick-name.

We are playing a free show at the botanical gardens at the zoo on April 1st with our friends Wussy. I'm really excited because I kind of like flowers a lot and I don't know how many times I'll be able to play in a garden like that. We're heading out in April with our friends Aloha too and we are all feeling giddy about hitting the road again, especially after picking up not one, but TWO fog machines on our last tour. Enter the dragon, babies.

Also, the two best albums I've heard so far this year:

J. Tillman-Year in the Kingdom

I think I'm going to be more excited about this year's releases than last years especially if there is a new Jookabox included in there somewhereabouts.

peace all


Had a lot of fun last night in Denton. Saw some old friends, hung out with new ones, and stayed at Isaacs grandma's house and got a little R&R.

Tour Video Day 2/3

Tour Video Day 1

Mark Linkous (1962-2010)

Consistently reminded of how much life is like a vapor. I've listened to "It's a Wonderful Life" more times than I can count and probably more than almost any other song I've ever heard. Very few strangers have made me feel this way. It's all passing away probably sooner rather than later and I hope I can just keep up with it enough to realize what it is. May all your days be gold my child.

Thanks Mark.

Some friends

Hey everyone, a friend of ours, Timbre, writes beautiful songs on her harp and sings with various friends and siblings and tours. She is in the process of raising money to record a new album and has a Kickstarter set up for it. Basically it's like when you watched PBS back in the day and you would call in and pledge money. There are incentives (copy of the album, baked goods) and with Kickstarter you are only charged if they meet the goal by March 22. So support independent music and friends.

Timbre's Kickstarter

and then this: