I just want to say, that I absolutely LOVE Taylor Hawkins. It was a true gift in my life to able to become close friends with him over the past eight or so years. His loss was shocking to all of us…and for me, it was gut-punch that still has me bent and twisted-up.
And so last month, It was a week before GN’R were to play The Glastonbury Festival in England. I get a text that The Foo Fighters were going to play their first show back since Taylor’s passing. I wasn’t able to go to either of the shows Dave put on in memory of Taylor, as GN’R was touring through all of that. Foo’s...
The crashing….the cresting waves, the falling through of all that surrounds you. Life sometimes tosses us around, and we feel the want of comfort and the pull of home
A ship tossed like a toy through the Cape, sails ripped and the wood groaning with the scraping of its ballast….a soul trying with all its might to find peace and a center.
Find a lighthouse. I have my lighthouse….its beacon swirling in the darkness with her warmth and promise of nurture, love, laughter, and all that is true.
Won’t you be my lighthouse, give me light,…and bring me home. - Duff
"This is The Song" was written in the middle of a panic attack. I couldn't breathe and couldn't see straight, and lately, I have thankfully found my acoustic guitar as a refuge. If I just hold on to that guitar, play chords and hum melodies, I can start to climb my way out of that hole. For those of you who have never experienced something like this, count yourselves blessed. To those of you that recognize what I am talking about…YOU ARE NOT ALONE! - Duff McKagan