One of my favorite group runs: Homegrown Music Festival's Rock 'n Run organized by Al Sparhawk from Low

Touring and running: Staying healthy on the road

While my touring has ebbed and flowed,  I CAN say that I’ve done it (!) and done solo stretches of up to 30 days.  I’m in the beginning stages of planning the largest tour of my so-called life in March and April.  Part of it,  selfishly,  will be to escape winter in Duluth, Minnesota.  But truly,  I will be touring behind a new record and returning to some well-loved cities and venues.

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Thoughts on success, failure & non-attachment

 

I woke up Monday morning after the “super moon” the previous night and couldn’t stop thinking about the roller-coaster that is attachment:  Expectation,  getting hopes up,  elation,  disappointment,  and over and over again.  This is the human condition and a huge cause for suffering.  How do we figure out how to gracefully ride the turbulent emotions?  Do we remain forever pessimistic,  making a practice of NOT getting our hopes up and thus never get disappointed?

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