Category: Lifestyle

On Writing and Weddings

Sometimes a person needs a dramatic occasion to shake them from their daily routine. My daily routine no longer listed writing. Writing, I thought, was in the past. And not necessarily by choice, but like any “hobby” or non-work job, my writing practice began fading away when faced with long drives home in traffic and […]

Sans make-up: Bare-faced and beautiful

As a southern girl, going out “without your face on” is often deemed heresy. “You never know who you’ll see when you’re out and about, so always be ready!” was a common line I remember, and while I personally love makeup, brushing on big eyebrows, and winging my eyeliner, I now know that those products […]

Talking new albums with Conor Murphy of Foxing & Smidley

Conor Murphy of Foxing released a solo album under the name Smidley. Compared to his day band, Smidley is light hearted, fun, with an indie kind of vibe. Still, this isn’t beach music, the songs are still quite sad. I asked him about balancing Smidley with Foxing, fans reaction to Smidley, and just about writing the […]