Archive for the ‘touring’ Category



This hotel room is strange. Tiny little 1x 2.5 foot windows with blinds against the striped yellow wallpaper on the 13th floor above downtown Sacramento. I can see a massive full moon peaking in through one of them. A little over three weeks in and today I hit the moment where the irregular sleep and […]



I must confess a deep love for the Texas landscape, at least as seen through the windows of a moving vehicle. It runs counter to my natural inclination for deserts and shorelines and canyon vistas, but I love it nonetheless. Maybe it’s the Texan in my blood, my maternal grandmother born and raised and always […]



Day off in Cincinnati. Two shows in. Still getting used to sleeping on the bus, 18 hours day and heat, likewise, sufficiently exhausted. This week is more of the Midwest and Texas, then Denver, which I’m excited about. I’m in love with hotel beds and cable right now.



Day off in Milwaukee. Walked a few miles, rented a bike from Coast In Bikes and rode maybe 12 miles or so along the lake, checked out Altera Coffee. Milwaukee is an interesting town, split up in strange ways, lots of cool little pockets.



4th of July spent in Philly, got some more work done, walked around city center a little. Saw a few fireworks from bus as we drove to WI. Lots of waiting.



Philly Days are starting to blur. Spent the last 72 hours in the bunker of an arena in Philadelphia. We roll tomorrow, on to outdoor venues and the tour starting for officials. In that zone, that mental space where this has consumed my life for the last three days, all I’ve talked about thought about […]