Ok, it's only been 5 days but it feels like 5 1/2. But as you know, I've been a little preoccupied this week and just plain ol' wasn't in a very good mood.
Fortunately, those of you who are friends of mine on Facebook know that I had an awesome night last night which helped tremendously to bring me out of my funk. My band, The Receders, played to another sold out house at the Pioneer Place Theatre and it was an amazing night. The crowd was totally energized and the dance floor was packed all night - well, except for the 7 minutes we played Do You Feel Like I Do. Uh...that's not exactly a dance song.
The interesting thing about playing in a theatre is that sometimes they are already set up for a play. When this happens, it's impossible for them to take the whole set apart - so the band has to perform right there amongst the set. In our case, the play was about a fishing cabin. As you can see in the picture I took during our sound check, my keyboards were set up in the kitchen and the rest of the band was playing in the living room.
I have to say this was by far the most unique stage I've ever performed on.
Besides having an awesome night with all of our fans, I was also the subject of a huge surprise. Over the last month, my
So yes... I am feeling better and most likely will get back on my blog horse again now. I just needed a few days to process the shock of being laid off. And thanks to a great time with my band, good friends from the past and the covert double-crossing antics of my spouse, I am officially good to go!