On Wherever I May Roamon 30 April 2012 at 5:00 pm
On April 27th of 2011, a whole slew of tornados ravaged northern Alabama. Many people died, thousands were displaced, or stranded without power for several days.
I was in the final category… luckier than most, but I had a solid week of no power. And since, at the time, I was not the kind of person who really stocked up on groceries ever… I would depend on restaurants for almost every meal. So, for a week, I avoided my house. The first night, I stayed with friends, the second night I stayed with my parents. Then a generator finally came to a nearby gas station, and I was able to fill up my tank and leave town.
Crashing on couches for a week, I really felt like a nomad. And that’s when I first really fell in love with this classic Metallica piece…