With performances in Waimea and Honolulu, Hawaii, Steve has now performed in all 50 United States.
"...it represents a lot miles traveled, songs played, friends made, and most of all kindness received from others. This could not ave possibly happened without the incredible generosity and help from people who booked me, let me crash at their place, fed me, kept me company, came to my shows, and encouraged me. It has been the most wonderful experience a person could ask for", Weeks said about the accomplishment.
Steve shared a few thoughts from his travels around the US in his Memories of 50 States blog entry.
"I learned so many things from this experience", Steve said, ",too many to list, but there are three very important lessons that I'd like to share...
- The United States is a big beautiful country, all of it ...even the cities, even the farms, even the desert, even the mountains, even the bayous, even the grasslands, even Manhattan, even Harvey, ND. Go see it for yourself.
- There are kind, wonderful people everywhere. If you consume a lot of news, you might start to believe that people are perfectly rotten. It is not true. Most of the folks out there trying to be good people. They love their friends and family. They contribute to their community and they care about others. They just don't make the news. Don't believe me? Go meet them.
- There is no place like home. For me that's Colorado. It's where I miss when I've been gone too long. I interviewed people during my travels for a radio show, and I found that if you ask, people will tell you why they love where they live no matter where that is. We all need somewhere to be from."