Hotel Paintings

I’m at the point where every town we pass, I think “I could live there.”

I’m at the point where every hotel painting I see, I think “That could be a good job for me, painting pictures of garden gates and checkered tablecloths.”

I’m at the point where I want to do just about anything but sit in the car, or repack dirty clothes into my suitcase, or try to make my hair look decent. Scratch that one – I gave up on grooming a few cities back.

My daughter’s roommate Libby said, “You two look amazing.”

I think she means we look frightening.

I just smiled at a little girl in Starbucks, and she hid behind her mother’s leg.

8 thoughts on “Hotel Paintings

  1. roy/michelle

    Hi both…been meaning to catch up … how’s things in ‘God’s own country’. Hope the economic turmoil hasn’t sucked all the dollars out of the punters pockets and you’re managing to upstage Ms Palin (god help us!)Love and kisses Roy and Michelle xx

  2. Anonymous

    This was the night before your big show at Chicago’s very own Shubas… and you didn’t even call your favoritx Cousin in der whole Welt! YO!!! Dat’z ME! I have a shower… We have a house, Thank youse very much! And you and your band has stayed there once or twice before… So what happened! Now that you live in France, You’re tooooooooooooooooooooooooooogooooooooooooooooooooooooooood for your favorite Cousin????????????I think ” N O T “!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!My “BAD” for not checkin’ width your web site to see when you were really in town… I just checked today and found out that it was “I” who missed you… not the other way around… But, you still could have called!Luv you still… a little bit…Your Fav Couz, da C-Man from cHicAgo

  3. amy

    anonymous, if only you knew! He is a dear cousin/friend of mine, with a penchant for writing dramatic messages…he'd told me months before that he would be there – it is so impossible to do personal calls & invitations on tour, and some people never figure this out. But he is family, after all – so he forgives me and I forgive him for his complaints.Roy and Michelle, we'll be back soon! Kim and Rosie, thanks for offers of solace/grooming implements. It's our last night in America – I'm too inebriated to write an actual post. I can't wait to get home!

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