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February 23, 2015

On the slow march of my sister’s cancer, the swirling chaos of uncertainty in the face of change, and the kind of soul-searching that leads to the deepest questions of self, soul, and science.

October 9, 2014

On reclaiming songs about loves that are over, not letting things mean more than they have to, and paying attention to the way that very hard things make our true colors show in bursts of glory.

September 10, 2014

Sweater

Filed under: Song of the Month

IT’S SWEATER WEATHER, YOU GUYS. (A reflection on hugs, a theology of closeness, and the most sort-of-suggestive song I’ve ever written.)

August 12, 2014

Episode 38: In Which Eli And Christina Discuss Music, Life And Stinky Vans; We Repeatedly Hear Christina Explain That She Doesn’t Know What She Is Doing Most Of The Time; And We Learn What Song Was Once Stuck In Christina’s Head For Ten Years.

August 7, 2014

In honor of school starting in August around these parts, here’s my song about my first day of preschool.

July 2, 2014

A song about an old man and a house and the lingering, swirling passage of time.

June 1, 2014

I wrote this song in college, after what Wikipedia says is called the “Northeast Blackout of 2003.” Also, atoms.

September 7, 2013

In 2010 several of my songs were featured in the Emmy-award-winning documentary Baring It All. This clip features photographer David Jay talking about the project and utilizes the song “Spilled.”

November 9, 2011

Official music video for the Yearbook Committee song “Tall Trees.” Filmed at various tree-y locales around Terre Haute, this video was done by Johnny Hazard.

September 17, 2010

A late-night recording by Jet Kaiser of the title track from my 2009 album. Recorded in an alley in Terre Haute, Indiana.