Today's Monday essay was inspired by this post from my new friend Anthony Simpkins, who spent the weekend in #WestTexas shooting a music video for my old friend Ross Cooper. As always, link to my essay is in my bio, but give Anthony a follow. He's a talented dude who is going places.
#StamfordTexas#WestTexas#Westof98#local#localgovernment#city#citygovernment#rural#rurallife#smalltown#communitydevelopment#beautification#ideas#teamwork#Repost @anthonysimpkins with @get_repost
we rode the wild horses this weekend with @rossgcooper in #westtexas. met the real cowboy **********ers, battered old school bronc riders and fresh faced highschool hopefuls in the rodeo rings of #lubbock. every small town along the way was filled with characters who couldn't wait to show around a couple city slickers come to see what it's like to live in the places Amazon never thought of headquartering. like future mayor of #stamfordtx @jamesmdecker. they call it a dying way of life, but after this weekend I'd call it an evolving way to truely live.
they're going to be some great music videos, @gemsonvhs sessions and interviews. in the meantime we're headed down this dusty road to meet up with @haydenkarchmer and #adamcarroll to document some more Texas songwriting at its finest. adios