What an awesome tour!
11 days and 2,850 kms of memories! My long-time friend Rachel (“Roadie Rachel”) came along as my assistant, and we had an amazing time together in all that is “tour” - driving hours on end, seeing gorgeous scenery, performing and running sound gear, loading and unloading gear, setting up and tearing down gear, unpacking and re-packing the car, sharing stories of married life and motherhood, rooming together in various places, discussing concert/appearan
Rachel and I have been friends for a very long time, nearly 22 years, since we both became new moms. I met Rachel in our church’s college and career group in 1997, just before her daughter Nicole was born, and we quickly became closer friends after my son Lee was born. We had our second pregnancies together (chasing 2 toddlers while massively pregnant in the summer heat), and Rachel later had her third child. Our play dates were busy and exhausting but also full of supportive