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Birthplace & Hometown
I was barely sentient at the time, but from what I’ve been told I was born in Marshall, MN (home of Schwann’s truck people!). I grew up in a tiny town of about 300 people called Lynd, MN.

Favorite Meal
Steak with potato risotto, tiramisu for dessert

Top 3 Favorite Movies
Drama: The Shawshank Redemption
Comedy: Nacho Libre
Action/adventure: The Lord of The Rings trilogy

Top 3 Favorite Books
Telling Secrets by Frederick Buechner
Miz Lil and The Chronicles Of Grace by Walter Wangerin Jr.
The Pacific by Mark Helprin

Your guilty pleasure
Celebrity news (I’m ashamed)

1st record you ever bought
Glass Houses by Billy Joel

Coke or Pepsi?

Last 3 things you watched on Netflix
Avatar: The Last Airbender (animated series)
Sherlock (BBC series)
Punch Drunk Love

Siblings, Family Size?
half sister, born when I was 16 to my dad’s family. I didn’t grow up with her, so practically speaking I grew up an only child. But I’m learning to share.

What was your dream job when you were a kid?
I always knew I wanted to be making music.

Your musical influences
Paul Simon, Rich Mullins, Peter Gabriel, U2, Randy Stonehill, Mark Heard.

Do you have kids?
I have three boys! Kipper and Jacob (17 year old twins) and Gus (10)

Favorite subject when you were in school?

Would you rather have hiccups for the rest of your life or feel like you need to sneeze and not be able to for the rest of your life?
Wow. What’s wrong with you that you would even ask a question like this.

Introvert or Extrovert
Totally an introvert!

A random/ interesting fact about you
I can blow balloons up with my nose. Two at a time.