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Showing posts from February, 2011

Long Car Rides

Wednesday I took close to a four hour car ride and a lot of things dawned on me during this trek.  Below are a list of things that I figured out on the way.

1.  Being alone in a car is by far the best time to be alone. 
2.  Nobody ever comments on your singing ability while driving...I was singing Saw Red by Sublime w/Gwen Stefani at the top of my lungs.  Followed by Dream Boy/Dream Girl by Cynthia and Johnny O (I think), and finally What's My Age Again by Blink 182.   Which made me wonder.  Is there a better verse in a song than "I called up your mom, said I was the cops, your husbands in jail, the state looks down on sodomy."
3.  State Troopers are lovely human beings.  I passed four on the way.  Doing 72 in a 55, doing 74 in a 55, doing 82 in a 65 and doing 70 in a 55.  Only once did they pull out, but some jackass blew by me and they went after him instead.  Phew!
4.  Old people really like driving.  The average age of he people I saw driving was about 70.
5. How ma…

First Blog In Over A Month (uh-oh)

Well, the tough times have hit in 2011. In 2009, I had my heart broken, probably Karma kicking me in the nuts, but I can't be sure. For me, Karma was always a Spanish girl who couldn't spell Carmen. Looking back, the first girl I ever kissed was named Karma or was it Carmen?  She was four years older than me and much more experienced. Where was I going with this?

2010 sucked for the most part, with the exception of making some wonderful new friends, but 2011 has truly sucked. First off, I quit my main job. Not the smartest decision in this economic environment, but change doesn't happen by itself. Then my car died and the IRS zapped my accounts. I'm not sure what the future holds, but I know the current moment is filled with uncertainty and anxiety. I may go back in a limited capacity, but that is still up in the air. For now, I'm living off a six hour a week (most weeks) job that ends in May. Anyone looking to hire an intelligent, stubborn individual, who is somew…