This One Time At Warped Tour – I Felt Human Again

I Felt Human Again

A traveling music festival sounds complicated, but the actual living situation is simple. You’re traveling with a community of people who all joined together to build and maintain a traveling music city. With this kind of adventure comes structure and routine to prevent the city from self-imploding.

For the most part, I think I got the hang of the routine and structure fairly quickly, thanks to the help of the crew I’m rolling with and the new friends I’ve made. Routine makes tour life easier, but definitely not normal.

I brush my teeth outside the bus with a can of tour water. I sleep on a bus with an amount of people that could fill a small college classroom. Not having to shower is considered a successful day. I did my laundry in a hotel bathroom sink the other day.

laundry

So when I have the chance to step out of this Warped Tour bubble, I relish in feeling like a “human” again.

Feeling like a human again includes:

  • Taking a shower longer than 5 minutes
  • Getting a manicure for my disgusting broken nails after work destroyed them
  • Eating good food. While sitting down. And not inhaling it in 5 or 10 minutes
  • Sleeping in after multiple 12 hour days
  • Shopping for healthy snacks
  • Seeing buildings, freeways and people that aren’t a part of Warped world
  • Sleeping in a regular bed and not having to worry about falling out of my bunk
  • Brushing my teeth like a normal person
  • Dressing pretty to go out and having friends visit
vegas
Vegas with the KAB girls!
pomona
My LA gals visited me in Pomona, CA!

Don’t get me wrong. I freaking love being on this tour and I don’t really mind living this kind lifestyle. Stay tuned for more updates for my Warped journey!

cheers,
Jenay

 

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