It’s 2:30 in the morning. I’m in the world’s largest truckstop in Iowa. May or may not be losing it. You decide.
Riding shotgun on the Revolver Tour Bus. #themothership #nosleeptilNebraska
Posted on September 18, 2014 by Veronica VarlowI’m rocking out with my Revolver planning right now – so I wanted to share this with you once more because it was pretty damn important.Read More
I jumped a life hurdle for me on Saturday night:
I went back to the club that I used to go every weekend with my best friend, Jeff, for the very first time since he passed away.
I was on a mission.
I had to do it alone.
I always want to share with you the personal struggles I go through and how I try and navigate them, so maybe some of these tips might help you guys, too.
Posted on September 16, 2014 by Veronica Varlow“You can’t be afraid to say your own name in the same breath as legends.”Read More
We were in a crowd of people at a party when she said that to me, and something about it struck me.
What makes a “legend”?
What makes us “legendary”?
I looked to some of my ghostly screen mothers for advice and they delivered:
Posted on September 11, 2014 by Veronica VarlowI took this picture out of my apartment window on a beautiful sunset in July of 2001.It was the last one I ever took of the Twin Towers.Read More
When I first got to New York City in 1998 and started going to college, I made my living working as a tour guide on the double decker buses.
New York City has always been a love story for me.
It is full of history and stories, poetry and bustling life.
When I arrived in this city – it was more like a sacred pilgrimage than just a ‘move’.
I worked the double decker tour buses, cruising the grids of the city streets every day, sailing out on top in the open air, telling tourists about the stories of the city.
I was lonely.
The buildings were my friends.
I had their stories and their history to build around me.
On Summer nights, I would sit with my legs dangling out of my window, wishing on the red blinking light on top of the second tower of the Twin Towers.
Posted on September 9, 2014 by Veronica Varlow I ran 4 and 1/2 miles.Read More
There was a record store at the end of it.
Albums have stories attached to them.
My fingers found one I wasn’t expecting.
Psychedelic Furs – Talk Talk Talk
Note: Song number 3 “I Wanna Sleep With You”.