Christa Wells’ new CD “Feed Your Soul”

A long time ago, when I was a teenager, I was on a roll winning contests. I won tickets to see Culture Club in concert. I was selected for a hair and makeup makeover. I won albums and boxes of chocolate. But, the biggest prize I won was a trip to San Diego to see the Knack (of “My Sharona” fame). #WinWithJae

Go Away With … Christa Wells

Singer-songwriter Christa Wells says that in some ways, growing up in a military family prepared her for all the touring she does today. “I lived for four years in western Europe,” says the 39-year-old musician. “I love travel and seeing the different ways towns and cities have been built, the ways people live and eat and relate to one another — the sounds of different languages. (Travel has) taught me about the beauty of diversity. The world is so big and richly textured. We’ll never run out of new things to try and experience.”