Here is everything under the Road Stories category:

Happy Birthday Papa B

Have you ever thought about old friends or relatives, people with whom you share memories, people who stand out in the landscape of your life like a proud oak tree in an otherwise level pasture, people who have influenced your ethics and integrity‚Ķhave you ever felt the need to connect with these individuals only to Continue reading →

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Delays!…or, Good Things are Worth the Wait

My family immigrated to the United States when I was three years old and the trip took twelve days. My latest trip to Austria took much less time but felt every bit as taxing on the nerves. It started out beautifully. I was able to secure an aisle seat in the exit row and settled Continue reading →

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Two Things You Must Do in London

London. Up until my recent trip in support of Lucia Iman’s Sellaband concert, all that I knew about London was the frantic rush between terminals at Heathrow airport. I have many friends in and from London, but oddly enough, I have never had reason to leave the airport. My recent experiences in the erstwhile capitol Continue reading →

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The Bass That Got Away

This is the story of the bass that got away. That’s bass as in “ace” not “ass.” This is not a fishing story, although the story does start on a river somewhere in the wilds of Indiana. During the late eighties, I was working somewhere between 150 to 200 dates a year, most of them Continue reading →

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Weird Gigs: Part 2…Tough-Man Karaoke

Here’s another installment from the “weird gigs” file. When I came home from this one I realized how spoiled we are in Southern California. There are so many ways to be entertained here, most of them more sophisticated than what happens in the hinterlands of the Midwest. But as necessity is the mother of invention, Continue reading →

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Toilet Humor

I just talked with an old road warrior pal of mine and as a result of that conversation, I feel “moved” to say a few things about the benefits of toilet humor. First of all, everyone thinks that farts are funny. PERIOD. And anyone who doesn’t admit it is a goddamn liar. I would give Continue reading →

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