monthly archives: May 2007

why does LA feel like winter?

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Arcade Fire show was as good as it could possibly be given there were 5000 people there. My favorites of the night were Windowsill, No Cars Go, and Wake Up. Winn ended up surfing the crowd and then running back … Continue reading

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don’t playa boo

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New Dear Brutal Truth posting! Check it. *** So much to write, so little attention span. I’ll be quick then. On Friday flew to Portland. Saw Spoon. They played at the Doug Fir which is a super cool place because … Continue reading

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why so blue

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Yesterday I was in a car accident. I was going through a 4-way stop and was hit by this guy. Wasn’t hurt, just a little shaken, but now my car is low rent. (I’m taking it in tomorrow.) We pulled … Continue reading

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bigfoot like sleep.

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Just so you know, tonight I went to see Albert Hammond Jr. I have two words: three guitars. I love three guitars. You know what? SoundTeam used to have three guitars. I liked it. But here’s what I really liked … Continue reading

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and now…

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two quick things: 1) hannah and mark are here. so much fun. we talk about yoga a lot. just like austin days. we’ve been playing around w/ poses which is like one of my favorite things to do. 2) I … Continue reading

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this monkey’s gone to heaven

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A yoga teacher of mine used to say, “The longest journey you’ll ever take is from your head to your heart.” It occurred to me, I mean really, that the separation from knowing something academically and realizing it in your … Continue reading

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All Over the World

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When Jenny came to town a couple of weeks ago, she shared w/ me one of her (many) brilliant visions: National Worry About Yourself Day. The premise is simple — for 24 short hours you mind your own. You can’t … Continue reading

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Raskolnikov

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My blogsite has been messed up for a while since, well, I messed it up. At first my fingers were itchin’, but then I got used to the silence in my head. Actually, the same noise existed – who am … Continue reading

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deep blue sea

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Touche. I returned from lunch today with the following note on my chair: We don’t mean to be disrespectful, but the use of your speakerphone on a continuous basis has caused disruption to the teams in your area. Complaints have … Continue reading

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let me sing you a waltz

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I know you’re supposed to look at other peoples’ flaws with a much smaller lens than the one you use on yourself but I have got to get this off my chest. And just to even it up, I’ll throw … Continue reading

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