I shlepped that tiny metal desk lamp around the apartment each night on an extension cable like a child with a security blanket. I needed it in order to feel secure because I damn well didn't feel comfortable living in a place outside of my hometown.
~ The Road Trip ~ In April of 2017, I departed from my home in Columbia, Missouri for a 10 day solo road trip where I drove nearly 5,000 miles. I had been feeling complacent, bored, and most unsettling of all, I was comfortable. Having recently graduated from college, I was working full time as … Continue reading Elena Rose & The Dream of My Mom
Lot 56 at The Blue Note on May 17th, 2012 "As the audience trickled in, the members of LOT 56 quietly prepared for their set in the eighth annual Battle of the Bands at The Blue Note [...] The four member band - made up of Aaron Schilb on lead guitar along with Ian … Continue reading The Concert that Changed My Life
"Sorry, What did you say? I couldn't hear you." - Aaron Schilb I am a singer/songwriter and I am almost completely deaf. For those of you who may not know, I suffer form a condition known as Otosclerosis which is where I experience abnormal bone growth in my middle ear resulting in hearing loss. … Continue reading Otosclerosis – My Life as a Deaf Musician