Summer Camp Music Festival (scamp) has been on our bucket list for over 15 years! It’s three days of our favorite band in addition to a lineup that includes bands we’ve loved for years and new bands we’ve discovered on the road. While we’ve been on the road, we’ve written posts where we volunteer in […]Read more "Summer Camp Music Festival"
Davenport, Iowa, a city where we had no idea what to expect as we were driving for a day through fields of farmland. All we knew was from our 8th grade musical Mel and I were the “dancers” in. The Music Man sings about “Davenport, Mason City, Keokuk, Ames, and Clear Lake…. Ought to give Iowa […]Read more "Davenport, Iowa and the River Bend Food Bank"
Just outside of Sundance, Wyoming is massive geologic wonder called Devils Tower. Teddy Roosevelt declared it the first national monument. It is a tall, mind-blowing structure that is sacred to tribes of the area. Every June they close the monument to visitors so they can practice their religious rituals. People from all over the world […]Read more "Sundance, Wyoming"
We picked up our latest visitor, Christopher, in Salt Lake City and headed north! After a few days in Yellowstone National Park (I could have spent weeks exploring such a magical place) on the corner of Montana and Idaho, we were ready to meet new friends, get back into civilization, and help others. The Community […]Read more "Community Cafe, Bozeman, MT"
I’d be lying if I said I had a good nights rest the night before volunteering at Salt Lake City’s Adult Detox Center for Volunteers for America in Utah. We aren’t ones to pass down an opportunity to help others so when we were asked for a few hours from the previous day’s gig at […]Read more "Salt Lake City’s Adult Detox Center "
We have been greeted with nothing less than open arms upon arriving in Utah. The landscape here is a reward upon every turn along the road. Snowcapped mountains and warm people surround Salt Lake City. We are so excited to give back to this beautiful place. We arrived at the Youth Resource Center with […]Read more "Youth Resource Center and Salt Lake City"
Jazz Festival is the reason we started making the trip to the soulful city of New Orleans. This has become a yearly tradition, a second home if you will, filled with family and friends, good music and food. As of 2015, our trips to New Orleans are not complete for us without a stop at […]Read more "Jazz Festival and Volunteers of America’s Fresh Food Factor"