What We've Been Doing
The irony of this post is that I'm not really going to tell you what we've been doing. I mean, I'm going to tell you some stuff we've been doing, but I'm not really going to be able to explain why we've been so adamantly quiet (except for facebook and twitter), and so secretive about things lately.
We've still been doing plenty. In 2009, we worked with Walk4Water in Nashville and Tacoma, we did radio interviews, we toured, we made connections with some of today's greatest thinkers and writers, Gabe biked across the USA, we prepped for some mountain climbing, I resolved to do nothing I was not in love with, we went to Houston and Seattle and Denver and Savannah and New York, started a t-shirt company, and made a set of resolutions that inspired a couple hundred people to do things they'd never done before.
And along the way, I've been developing a philosophy of art and music - a philosophy that suggests everything needs to be purified, that every piece of art you create should come from somewhere deep and personal, without pretense or falsity. And maybe that's a little too heavy for a rock band to think about. But I want you to know that everything I create is something real, something written with you in mind because it is something real.
So that's the reason for the quietness. Not the lack of activity or interest or inspiration. But the intensity of it is getting stronger. And so something is coming.