must have been feeling determined or something, but it didnt seem that way. Xscape, xscape could have been so much more if they were better managed and kept the group together. Clockwork Angels we had given to the stringers at an earlier show. We began to see wisps of smoke aheadnothing too severe, maybe like small grassfires that had been deliberately set to fertilize the earth. On a day off, I would have followed my hunch that if we could just work our way up that one slope, even if we had to push each other, wed probably make it through. It was 26 miles awaybut 26 miles of what? And you find somewhere else to ride. (A touching sign I saw held up in the arena audience in Denver, Im Pretending Im at Red Rocks.) Maybe sometime well bring a smaller one. I also kept an eye on the elevation, and saw us climb to about 7,500 feetthe delicious thinness of mountain air and the evergreen fragrance a sensory delight.
Just before showtime we were informed that the monitor board was down, and being worked on feverishly. TLC, tLC scores high in 3 out of our 4 scoring categories. And oh, the places I had gone. The disc was packaged with style and detail, accompanied by a signed copy of the score, and of course, an eight-by-ten glossy. Leaving the bus at the Château Walmart in Burlington, Washington, we rode east through North Cascades National Park to the drier side of those mountains. Like being in a freeway traffic jam, with nicer scenery. Northeast Arkansas Regional Library Event 05/25/13. News, weather, and sports, its Not Over When Its Over. I like to think that in some alternate dimension the original group members stayed together. If theres one thing we love to argue about as Black people, its music. When that Hartford show was over, I said to our manager, Ray, It would have been a shame if that had never happened again.
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But what a truly triumphant tour it was!