“The Bets I Made” w/ Nic Tuff

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014

“The Bets I Made” w/ Nic Tuff

At the Radio Bean open mic In Burlington, VT I met Nic Tuff. Nic plays an instrument called the reverie harp. It is a small handheld harp that can be finger picked or played with “chopsticks” like a hammered dulcimer. I had the opportunity of playing with Nic one afternoon. We improvised a couple songs. *Burlington is also home to the tallest stack of filing cabinets I have ever...

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The Hitchhike Interviews: In the Lizard Lounge Green Room

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014

The Hitchhike Interviews: In the Lizard Lounge Green Room

This post is from the Hitchhike Interviews, my travel blog about hitchhiking more than 4,000 miles along the United States East Coast. The T stopped running at midnight. I was too tight to get a cab, so I walked the four miles to Everett – thinking. I rarely make time to think, and when I do it’s like some sort of neurological binge. I thought about an exchange I had in the Lizard Lounge green...

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