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Wednesday, January 7th, 2004

Time Event
1:01a
Lyrical Aurgasm
I lay on my back
and scan the radio
all that comes out my speakers
is a steady syrup flow.

I suck information through the holes in my skull
as my belly gurgles hungry my mouth is always full.
2:39a
Shit
Musician's Friend has a nice Roland SH-32 synth on clearance for $199!!

Want!


Actually, I probably wouldn't consider getting one of these unless it was this price. Shit...for $200, I could play around with it and see if I like it. If not, I could probably sell it on ebay for a small profit.

The problem is that this was supposed to be the year I work down my debt.

Seriously, somebody talk me out of it...

Current Mood: thinking of the possibilities
12:04p
All this snow makes me remember one of the most significant acts of human generosity I've ever witnessed.

For those not from the midwest, it sometimes snows for days. We were living in 'boo, in a house. On one particularly routine evening it started to snow. A few hours later I decided to shovel my sidewalk and driveway so I wouldn't have as much work to do in the morning. I spent 1 1/2 - 2 hours shovelling. It was still snowing but we'd already gotten 2-3 inches so I figured it wouldn't snow much more.

Not only did it snow 2-3 more inches while I slept, the wonder snow plows had scraped all the snow from the road into a 4-foot high mountain of snow; blocking my driveway. This was nothing new. This scenario played over and over for years and years. What made this different happened after I got up and started shovelling again. I'd been scraping away at the huge mound of snow for about a half-hour and this guy in a pickup fitted with a plow scraped it all to the side in two or three swipes. Then he went and did every other driveway on the block.

Rarely do I witness such selfless generosity from strangers.
12:28p
For Betty
I discovered my true nature.
It was clogging the drain.
12:32p
Also, I decided not the get the synth :(

I looked on ebay and saw that I could get that synth for under $200 any time I want. So I'm going to wait, at the very least, until I can pay cash for it.

Must resist the shiny allure of American Express.

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