Quotes From The Road #12

October 30, 2008

“I believe life is a series of near misses. A lot of what we ascribe to luck is not luck at all. It’s seizing the day and taking responsibility for your future. It’s seeing what other people don’t see and pursuing that vision.”

-Howard Schultz: CEO of Starbucks

Quotes From The Road #11

October 23, 2008


“God’s gift to you is more talent and ability than you will ever use in one lifetime. Your gift To God is to develop and utilize as much of that talent and ability as you can, in this lifetime.”

-Steve Bow

Quotes From The Road #10

October 16, 2008


“Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second. Give your dreams all you’ve got and you’ll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you.”

William James
1842-1910, Psychologist, Professor and Author


Introducing New Band Member Matt Quarterman

October 15, 2008

LYRE is happy to announce that Matt Quarterman has signed on to handle guitar and backing vocals with the band. Quarterman is an extemely talanted singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist and a recording artist in his own right. You can read  Matt’s full bio here and look below for a video greeting Matt taped for us.

Matt grew up in Portugal and Ukraine before moving back to the US to attend college. After earning a degree in songwriting from Boston’s prestigious Berklee College of Music he relocated to Seattle in 2007.

In a review of his EP “Misplaced Americans,” Northeast Performer Magazine wrote, “[Matt] will further use the music from his eclectic past to distinguish himself amid a seemingly endless pool of singer/songwriters.” Matt also plays mandolin, dobro and harmonica in the band Star Called Sun and has won several awards for his poetry.  He likes port wine, clove cigarettes and long walks on short piers. Find out more at www.starcalledsun.com

Quotes From The Road #9

October 9, 2008



“Most fears cannot withstand the test of careful scrutiny and analysis. When we expose our fears to the light of thoughtful examination they usually just evaporate.”

Jack Canfield
Speaker and Author

Quote From The Road #8

October 2, 2008


“Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself. You may be surprised at how easily this happens. Your doubts are not as powerful as your desires, unless you make them so.”  
Marcia Wieder
Speaker and Author