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The Numbers

Interesting and useful statistics from the 2010 Fading Belief tour:

  • 9 days
  • 9 shows
  • 2700 miles
  • 7 states
  • $16.31 in PURE PROFIT
  • The 3 best band members I could ask for
  • The 4 best band members in another band I could ask to be travelling with
  • 5 homes opened to us for post-show flopping
  • 1 hotel room that smelled vaguely like a handi-wipe
  • 15 hours of solid driving home
  • 20 harrowing minutes in western Baltimore
  • 5 hours average sleep per night.
  • 21 tshirts moved
  • 51 CDs moved
  • 13 tanks of gas
  • $411 in fuel
  • 3 hairs in Jill’s Waffle House lunch
  • 1 Bob Evans breakfast
  • 27 new dents to our keyboard stand
  • 2 new 9v batteries for the violin
  • 72 bottles of water
  • 2lbs of beef jerky
  • 1 purchase of a Naseer Shamma album, which due to spotty data connections in rural PA, took me 5 hours to download
  • 5 demonstrations of how to work CheetahDave’s coffeemaker
  • 3 overtakings from behind of the TDC van
  • 8oz of organic baba ganoush, randomly found in central Maryland
  • Approximately six million juvenile sexual innuendo, scatological jokes and “That’s what she said”s
  • 24oz of awful 7-11 coffee
  • 10 pancakes hand-made by Jim Semonik
  • 3 incidents where my snoring kept Jill awake
  • 24 chaal beats
  • 1 Strawberry pie from Eat-n-Park