Dallas Dreams: Don Henley Runaway Tours 2016, Part 4 (The Show!)

This is part 4 of a 5 part series. Click here for part one, here for part 2, and here for part 3! MAY 1 2016 First, a BIG DISCLAIMER: This is not a review. It is not comprehensive, and there’s no setlist. I remember most of this show, but not all, and in bits …

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Dallas Dreams: Don Henley Runaway Tours 2016, Part 2

This is part 2 of a 5 part series. Missed the first part? Click here to go back! APRIL 30, 2016 The hotel looked huge and imposing from outside, but that had nothing on the inside. I walked in and just stood there for a moment, looking around, mesmerized. And lost. “Can I help you …

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Dallas Dreams: Don Henley Runaway Tours 2016, Part 1

MARCH 10, 2016 Reluctantly, I stood up from the break room table. Lunch hour over, I picked up my phone and started towards the door. Buzzzz. “Well, I should check that email before I go back out,” the procrastinator in me thought. I stopped, clicked the Mail icon. ULTIMATE FAN EXPERIENCE, my inbox proclaimed. The …

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So long, 2020, the “All is Lost” moment in the world’s screenplay.

If I wrote a screenplay of my life, late December, 2000 would be the "All is Lost"* point. The lowest point for the protagonist, the point where it cannot get any worse but you also can't figure out how it could ever get better for them. I flew to Toronto from Virginia on Christmas Day, …

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Viva Las Vegas!

It's been exactly one week since the news hit. Lindsey Buckingham.  On tour.  Spring 2020. What?!?!?!?!?! I was at work, fangirling uncontrollably, being the worst possible mentor to my new employee.  Yes, boss lady squees and dances and smiles so wide her face hurts when news of a tour drops.  I'm super professional! But seriously. …

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