Thursday, April 26, 2007

Phase Daze

A great anxiety has welled up from inside of me lately. I'm ready for something to happen next. I want so badly to barrel into a new phase. Dont'cha hate that? It seems to me as if we all track the progress of our lives in phases. Please, correct me if I'm wrong. It's so linear. I can, in a short one paragraph essay, guide you through the series of phases that have compiled thus far in my life. Sad, but despite that fact the end of one phase and the beginning of another tends to be such large punctuated milestones in our lives...I think I'm about to hit one here...I think...I hope. Am I there yet? Am I there yet? Am I there yet...?

Sunday, April 22, 2007

Pink Bullets

I don't know if any of you are big indie rock fans but I sure as hell am. I was messing around with some equipment and some stolen software on my computer last night and I was able to mix down a song done by The Shins called Pink Bullets...I don't own a pop filter(yet) so the vocals aren't all too great and the levels are kinda shoddy...I realized later what the problem was (computer related) but I was finished with the song by that time and I don't think it's too bad. If you'd like to hear scroll down to the bottom of my blog here and find my little project playlist player and scroll to the last two songs on the little list thingy. You'll see the first one has no effects(except for an echo filter on the harmonica part) and then the other one has a myriad of phaser type things - that was just for fun. Listen and let me know whatcha think! You may have to hit play and then hit pause and let it sit for a bit to load (I do) but if that doesn't work for you or if you run into any other problems e-mail me and I'll send you the mp3 file...that way you can add it to your ipod if you'd like).

The family came up the other day and we unloaded most of my room of its contents...kinda devoid in here but when move out comes up here in a week I'll just have to basically hop in the van and take off. So close...Stay cool!

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

I need an AED

Last weekend I was certified by the Red Cross to administer adult, child, and infant CPR, the use of an automated electronic defibrillator, and basic first aid. One more step towards being officially certified for my security job this summer.

With the end of the school year upon me and so many plans for my near's getting harder and harder to stay concentrated on the here and now. This is a bad thing. I’m just too excited to get out of here. I’ve already started packing my things and my parents are coming this weekend to take most of my stuff back home.

In the second week of May I’ll have the majority of the week off and so I’ve devised a plan to visit Oswego. This is convenient for multiple reasons. Tom will be in Ohio that weekend and will be able to pick me up and drive me back with him to Oswego and it’s also the week of the spring musical at OHS! I was worried I wouldn’t get the chance to see the show but since theme parks don’t open full swing till later in may the gaps in the earlier weeks of may give me some freedom. I can’t wait to see everyone!

Saturday, April 07, 2007

My Videos

If I could direct your attention to the side panel over to you right you'll notice a new section deally called My Vids. I encourage you to go ahead and click on those and watch them. Right now I have some videos of one of my favorite blues harpists and also the man I've been taking online lessons with via youtube. His name is Adam Gussow, He's an Ivy League graduate and he played on the streets of Harlem back in the late 80s with a guitarist who went by the name of Mr. Satan. Together they formed Satan and Adam a two man blues band that reigned over the streets. Check it out!

See Food

I like seafood. I like fish, crawfish, and even enjoy a good piping warm bowl of Chunky New England Clam Chowdah. I was absolutely repulsed by what usually would be a savory idea for a meal. The Sundial (which is the closest dining hall to me here on the campus of BG) closed at 7 tonight...I decided I was hungry after 7 and was denied food from their sub-par dining dith hole of a hall. So I went to my room realizing I had been saving up for such an occasion. I had two large cases of Ramen Noodle. One is chicken the other shrimp. With little debate I proceeded in cooking up a cup of the shrimp and noodles. MMMM!!!! Shrimp..........NOT!


If you can see it there it's right next to the tip of that pen. I've never seen a shrimp that...well...shrimpy. Plus - shrimp aren't suppossed to look like aborted fetuses .
I am just as disgusted. Honestly. I almost Vomed.

Friday, April 06, 2007

Here it is...the last few weeks of my freshman year of college. Kinda came up on me fast here it seems. This week has been kinda stressful but the other day I got a package in the mail from my mom. Two dvds and a modified easter basket full of candy. Gotta hand it to her, she knows how to get to my heart. Having that little bit of home in front of me when I opened the box up on my dilapidated couch of a footon made me think back to home and how much I love my family. I definately needed to take a moment to stop thinking about school constantly and remember that I have them too.

ah yes new template...any comments? I made the little dealy picture with my Stranger on a Quiet Street theme.

Short update. Lots to do this weekend. stay tuned in case anything exciting happens. I doubt it.