After a short break we’re back on the road with the Reverb Campus Consciousness Tour, hitting 6 schools in 7 days and covering nearly 2000 miles!
Needless to say, we’ve already had plenty of time on the highway to contemplate the strange nature of life on the road. From our understanding, standard concert touring...Read more
On Saturday, rain and clouds gave way to sunny, warm weather for our ﬁnal “Heart This City” service event in Point State Park. 80 volunteers from across Pittsburgh turned up to join AEO and SCA volunteers. It was exciting to see groups from Pittsburgh Cares, Pitt, CMU, Duquesne, the SCA Green Cities fellows, and Southwest employees join in the action to Heart our City!
Salutations, reader! Hereafter are the tales of the Rands folk of the Desert Restoration Corps during their most-recent bout of restoration. The crew had an immense variety of work and play during this hitch and morale overall was sky-high. In spite of working many half-days and having an entire day devoted to completing the ﬁeld segment of our ATV training, the crew successfully restored 1093 square meters of the Mojave Desert! Included in this restoration are 249 vertical mulch bushes, 265 seed pits and 8 erosion control structures. The change of seasons is afoot in the desert, as...Read more
What a great day for a service project in the Crescent City! Bad weather forced us to reschedule the project earlier this month, so we were ecstatic to be back in New Orleans, this time with sunshine and clear blue skies. The weather was a great indicator of how we’d feel by the end of the day, with yet another fantastic project completed! Upon driving into the project site we ﬁnally saw the beautiful New Orleans edition of the “HeART This City” mural by street artist Totem. The mural perfectly captures NOLA’a spirit and energy, with themes very familiar to local residents and eye-...Read more
As we arrived in Miami, the balmy night air breezing in through our rental car made this much clear: our winter was over. Where Dan and I live in New York City, this year’s relentlessly cold weather made Spring seem like a distant dream, even in the second week of April.