Monday, March 27, 2006

our paths cross again

did i mention that it's officially spring? there's a buzz in the air.

best surprise ever: liz arrived last night unexpectedly from new orleans. so amazing. she's the best. now we just have to convince her to stay here. frrrriends.

now i can put siamese dream back in the cd case and enjoy the spring air.

Friday, March 03, 2006

i can hear it breathing

sometimes i like to look around and try to be conscious of how i got to this particular moment in my life. all of the decisions and variables that led to the present situation--once again with the choose your own adventure analogy. but what's the point of this exercise?, she asks me. it doesn't ever seem to go anywhere. until last night i wouldn't have had an answer, but we had just learned from the wisdom of the zapatistas: as we walk this path we need to maintain an awareness of where we've been, where we are, and where we are going.

where are we going, anyway?

things have been pretty good lately. i've discovered that after enduring and surviving the worst situations i can truly appreciate the smallest things that a lot of people take for granted. my new apartment is still like a palace to me and i feel so grateful to be sharing it with two of the best people i know. likewise, my new job isn't perfect but after doomstar cafe it seems like the best occupation in town. when we adapt to unhealthy conditions the slightest improvements have the potential to transform our lives.

despite the sub-freezing temperatures the days are getting longer and i can begin to hear spring breathing in the distance. it will be nice to soon enjoy the bikeride to the radio station on monday mornings. right now i have to blow on my fingers to prevent them from falling off onto the bike trail. ughhhh...but it will get better soon.

change is afoot. get ready.