Archive for July, 1999

Penultimate

Golden slumbers kiss your eyes, smiles awake you when you rise. -Thomas Dekker, Patient Grissil There is too much to say, too little to express the emotions I am feeling right now. So instead of listening to me, read this: Courting journalers to meet 27 JUL 1999 17:10 PST An online romance crosses into the […]

Hiatus

“I’m going to Disneyworld.” Saturday night was the last time I will see a great deal of people to whom I have become quite attached. I first started going to Whiskey A Go Go a while ago with Craig and Ron, in fact, this time last year I reported on the very even which I […]

But what now? What comes next?

He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man. -Dr. Johnson, Taken from Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Strange question indeed. Watching movies about drugs (Trainspotting, Fear and Loathing etc) on a Sunday while huddled beneath a blanket on the couch, a thin film of frosty sweat […]

Slow Children, Fast Animals

Oh! I thought you wanted to kill the children and harvest their organs for beer money. -Peter, Family Guy Amazing as it might sound, the mere action of standing up to go to the computer drains all the ideas, the beautifully constructed sentences and whimsical themes and theories from my head. Reading the Diary-L and […]

Disaster Strikes

The female body is a work of art. The male body is utilitarian, it’s for getting around. It’s like a Jeep. -Elaine, Seinfeld. I had a sneaking feeling all along that today would be a severe letdown. It was “Go Live” for the Cerner patient Care system today. The day when the millions of dollars […]

Birthday Butterfli

I like marriage but I only plan to do it once. -Ally McBeal So how is the single life? Bah. That’s how. I had a dream the other night, an oddity since I don’t usually dream about people I know. It was C. The girl I take to the gym in the mornings. The oddest […]

In Dreams

Welcome to Toronto, CART Series Drivers. For CART fans, that’s my hometown! It’s Molson Indy time! Our minds are not our own while we sleep. They are fantastic dream machines capable of introducing us to a reality that is so tangible, responds with such accurate tactile feedback that we are sure it is real. The […]

Terminal Velocity

If you cannot mould yourself as you would wish, how can you expect other people to be entirely to your liking? -Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ, I. I would have to say that the most disappointing thing about being a journaller is the feeling that when you are writing something that you are […]

Mosaic

Is it in you? -Gatorade TV commercial Today my head and heart swim with thoughts and memories, alive with the passion of love, fear and nostalgia. So many thoughts in a day filled so full with meaningless brain dead activities. To start, I am filled with relief at the knowledge that someone who means a […]

The Letter

When I wake up, in my make-up It’s too early for that dress…. The fat envelope sat, partially hidden in the pigeon hole of my mailbox. I reached inside and the row of American flag stamps immediately made my heart jump. I knew instinctively that it was the one thing I had been waiting for. […]