Wednesday, July 31, 2002

I don't know if there is a technical term for this, but you know the time between when you are awake and you are really asleep? That moment just before you lose conciousness? I think there is something wacked that happens to your brain at that very moment.

A few nights ago, my dad visited me - clear as day, walked up, smile and was about to say something to me - I had a violent reaction to the vision and woke up immediately, in a daze thinking that I had really seen him. Wow.
Why is it that when people meet siblings, parents etc... they immediately say "Wow, I see the resemblence?" What is it about people that makes them complete morons in the presence of related folks? Just because I am related to someone, does not mean that I look like them, nor does it mean that I want to hear that I look like them, resemble them or have the same eyes, nose, big ass, thick legs etc...

This annoyance piggy-backs one that happens to my wife all the time - just because two people have red hair and happen to be in eye-shot of each other does NOT mean they are related!

Jesus people, next time you meet brothers, sisters, parents w/kids just shut the hell up and do not say the following - "OH, I see the resemblence." If you are wrong (like they sisters are adopted for example) then we get to laugh at your expense and you look like an ass.



Monday, June 10, 2002

We lost our friend Debbie last week and it hurts. I still haven't figured out how exactly this song relates but it hit me hard when I really listened to the lyrics.

U2 - Kite

Something is about to give
I can feel it coming
I think I know what it means
I'm not afraid to die
I'm not afraid to live
And when I'm flat on my back
I hope to feel like I did

‘Cause hardness, it sets in
You need some protection
The thinner the skin

I want you to know
That you don't need me anymore
I want you to know
You don't need anyone, anything at all

Who's to say where the wind will take you
Who's to know what it is will break you
I don't know which way the wind will blow
Who's to know when the time has come around
Don't wanna see you cry
I know that this is not goodbye

In summer I can taste the salt in the sea
There's a kite blowing out of control on a breeze
I wonder what's gonna happen to you
You wonder what has happened to me

I'm a man, I'm not a child
A man who sees
The shadow behind your eyes

Who's to say where the wind will take you
Who's to know what it is will break you
I don't know where the wind will blow
Who's to know when the time has come around
I don't wanna see you cry
I know that this is not goodbye

Did I waste it?
Not so much I couldn't taste it
Life should be fragrant
Roof top to the basement
The last of the rock stars
When hip hop drove the big cars
In the time when new media
Was the big idea
That was the big idea