12 weeks on the road

20,556 miles in the Blue Whale, plus 2,000 miles in the UK

Most miles in one week: 2,567 (June 1-7)

5 oil changes (performed by myself, of course)

2 tire rotations (ditto)

1 intake manifold gasket repair (ditto)

$3,647.67 in gasoline

53 shows

31 promotional appearances (radio/TV/in-stores)

Most gigs in one day: 5

Longest day (April 16): 5:30am TV show, 10:30am radio show, 11:30am radio show, 7pm show, 9pm show

Number of times fired by club: 1

40th birthdays: 1 (mine)

States visited: 20 (plus Canada, England, and Scotland)

CDs sold at shows and at www.slaid.com: 2,645

Miles driven per CD sold: 8.5

Red Roof points accumulated: 13,206

Number of points needed to get a free room certificate: 5,000

Air miles earned: 9,746

Longest drive: 825 miles, 14 hours

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