The Filthy Diet

“The Filthy Diet” – a diet where you only drink extra dirty martinis all day long, thus losing weight really fast. 137 weeks ago (thanks instagram) I was in Richmond for an “off day” on tour. The group I was with decided to have dinner that night at an Italian place that was recommended to […]

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The Two Sides of Congo

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When you read about Congo, you hear about war, you hear about conflict minerals, you hear about rebel armies, you hear about rape and violence. All of those things are important to know – no doubt – and before crossing the border from Rwanda to DRC those were really the only images that I had […]

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Lasse Lucidor – Gamla Stan, (Old Town) Stockholm, Sweden

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Gamla Stan is cute. There are narrow cobblestone steps that take you through medieval streets and even on a Saturday night at midnight the streets are quiet. The shops have closed and there are only a handful of restaurants and bars still open. One restaurant in particular made treated us very kind and stayed open […]

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Green Day

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I normally don’t go crazy when it comes to team colors or holiday outfits.. but last year I was on tour in Europe and found out we were going to be in Dublin with a day off on St Patrick’s day. I figured if there was ever a time to go all out, this would […]

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The Pessimist’s Guide to Runyon Canyon.

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If you want to go on a hike in LA, one of the most popular places to go is Runyon Canyon. Let’s start from the beginning of the “LA version” of a good hike: finding parking. It doesn’t matter what time of day you go, you will drive around for 45 minutes looking for parking. I […]

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Did You Know Peyton Manning Plays For The Broncos?

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I do, now. I try to keep up on current events..but sometimes it’s hard. Last summer I was touring with a country band who was playing football stadiums. It was funny to me because the two things I have a pretty low interest in are modern day country music and football.. and my knowledge of […]

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