The following is a guest post from one Lauren Buchanan, who I was lucky enough to meet through Tumblr. It’s been super fun to follow along on her journey, and I hope you all enjoy this post as much as I did!
I’d like to start this off with lots for gratitude and honor for Laura. If you are just now reading her blog and are a band wife or girlfriend, I suggest you start from the beginning. She is brilliant and reading her posts have guided and inspired me through my life as a band girlfriend, also her recipes are wonderful.
When Laura first asked me to be a guest on this blog I found myself at a loss for words, for I was and still am very honored to be a guest on this blog. Laura’s timing for all of this is perfect, for my boyfriend, Jonny Andrew of State Faults (Tiny Engines Records) left for his first full US tour on January 14.
My journey as a band girlfriend started in October of 2010 when a handsome man asked for my number after bonding over the band, American Football. Every moment since then, we have been inseparable. Going into this relationship I thought I knew what to expect – I had dated someone who had been on tour before. At the time I thought I knew it all and what to expect from a musician, but Jonny began to prove me wrong the second we started talking about our hopes, dreams, and goals.
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