Category Archives: Travel

DIY on a Diet

On both tours Penn and I had pretty strict diets. I was a vegetarian for a whole host of reasons (some personal and some health) and Penn is Gluten free due to allergies. While these dietary restrictions might be manageable … Continue reading

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Twitter Tour Tips

Our friends Wreck Loose from Pittsburgh are about to go on tour! We played with them on The Green Sundresses Tour at Garfield Artworks in Pittsburgh, they’re an amazing group of musicians and I’m excited to perform with them again … Continue reading

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Reaching the Rim

My family first came to know the name Ben Allison by following Davidson College basketball. Embodying the idea of typical “Davidsonians” we’ve always had season tickets to the games. Ben played on the team during the legendary “Stephan Curry years”. In … Continue reading

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Splendid Little Tour #SLT

For this Throw Back Thursday post, I thought I’d shed some light on my very first tour. I got it’s name the Splendid Little Tour from punning on “the Splendid Little War”, what Secretary of State John Hay called the … Continue reading

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Midnight Musings: Hiking and Politics

With my brother about to finish up hiking and photographing the Long Trail and being swept away by the energy of the Boston mayoral race, I’d like to take a moment to say: I want a thru-hiker for president. Let … Continue reading

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Motivated, motivated, motivated!

I’ve seen a lot of the country this summer, and a lot of the country I’ve never seen before! Between: The Green Sundress Tour, going to see friends and family in Massachusetts, attending Floydfest, creating “Leaving Dynamite” with Alex Ates … Continue reading

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“O wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world That has such people in’t!”

Since Penn has been keeping everyone up to date on the tour I figured I should probably weigh in a little bit.  And rather than retelling all the information you’ve already read, I figured I’d talk in more broad strokes … Continue reading

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