Smells Like Bacon (Nashville Part 2)

Nashville was overloaded with tourists doing their best to pose as locals, but failing miserably. Even being a tourist myself, I could smell them a mile away.  Between the girls dressed up in jeans and matching flannel tops and the men flaunting their newly bought cowboy boots, it was a city of people acting like … More Smells Like Bacon (Nashville Part 2)

Sad Songs

“What band are you in?” the man I’d met only 60 seconds ago asked me. I smirked as I felt the overwhelming urge to lie come over me.  I clearly don’t look like a rock star in my day to day life and was looking grungy with my dirty hair and leather jacket.  I had … More Sad Songs

Keep Austin Weird

In my brain, Austin was a land of tacos, bbq, and blues, so I figured there was no way I wouldn’t love it.  Plus leaving the cold and rainy temperatures of Seattle to soak up some sunshine is always a plus for me. When I arrived, I wondered how I was in Texas–a state that … More Keep Austin Weird

Gold Dust Woman

My first concert was the Fleetwood Mac reunion tour when I was 7.  My parents and aunt and uncle drove with my 9 year old brother and I in the back seat of a Volvo, stuck in traffic while people blared their favorite songs through the radio and strangers approached our car and tried to … More Gold Dust Woman