Wednesday, September 26, 2007

My Wedding Song

Jack Johnson: Better Together

There's no combination of words
I could put on the back of a postcard
No song that I could sing
But I can try for your heart,
our dreams, and they are made out of real things
like a shoebox of photographs
with sepia-toned loving

Love is the answer
at least for most of the questions in my heart, like
Why are we here? And where do we go?
And how come it's so hard?
It's not always easy and
sometimes life can be deceiving

I'll tell you one thing,
it's always better when we're together

Mmmm, It's always better when we're together
Yeah we'll look at the stars when we're together
Well, it's always better when we're together
Yeah it's always better when we're together

And all of these moments
just might find their way into my dreams tonight,
But I know that they’ll be gone
when the morning light sings
and brings new things
for tomorrow night you see
that they’ll be gone too,
too many things I have to do

But if all of these dreams might find their way
into my day to day scene
I'd be under the impression I was somewhere in between
With only two,
Just me and you,
Not so many things we got to do
or places we got to be
We'll sit beneath the mango tree, now,

Yeah It's always better when we're together
Mmmm, we're somewhere in between together
Well, it's always better when we're together
Yeah, it's always better when we're together

I believe in memories
they look so, so pretty when I sleep
Hey now, and when I wake up,
you look so pretty sleeping next to me
But there is not enough time,
There is no, no song I could sing
and there is no combination of words I could say
but I will still tell you one thing

We're Better together

Saturday, September 22, 2007

Sad thoughts...

So my Babushka was saying that right now she currently has like 7 people she wants in her bridal party. That got me thinking about my freinds and who I would want, and that gave me quite a jolt when I thought about it. Seems like my network of close friends has kidn of disintegrated over the last few years without me even really noticing. I mean les see:

Bro...Lives in bOregon and may/may not be able to come to wedding.
Lil Sis...Is planning on moving out of state and not sure where going to.
Kells Bells...Is planning on moving out of state and not sure where going to.
Bm&Family...All's good, just wish I could see them more.
Midget&Amazonia...All's good, just wish I could see them more.
Isis&Ant...Ant is now living with her pop in Georgia, and Isis doesn't talk to me now that she's remarried.
Brendragon...Is in Denver. Heard from twice since wedding.
Heaven...Hasn't talked to me since having child 4 years ago.
Boston...Is still in Boston, we talk ever few months.
Ug...Lives in Maine, not sure if will be able to come to wedding.
Kazzmaster...Have seen once since High school, only talk by occasional e-mail.
Egoman...No contact in several years.
Mrs.Mac...All's good, just wish I could see her more.
Demon&Family...No real contact in almost 3 years.
Jamester...Living in New Mehico. Not sure if will be at wedding.
J$...Living in San Damn Diego. Not sure if will be able to make wedding.
EFFXB...Only contact is through infrequent e-mails.

Juts a few years ago we used to joke that when I got married I'd have more friends than family there. Now it seems like I don't even have enough people to fill in my side of the wedding party. Maybe 2 years will change that for the better, but I'm just not sure.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007


So they keep delaying the whole permanent hiring thing here at Yale, which is starting to get frustrating. I missed going to my friend Brenenenea's wedding in Denver for the sake of the interview, and here it is months later and still no word. We keep getting stuff about - oh, any day now, we just have to make decisions abotu the Bayer facility we bought first, oh we want to hire a few new causals to replace the ones that will be going full time first....ect. Now the problem is that we casuals don't get benifits, wich means that at this point I've been without benifits for almost 2 years now (out of work for a while, then here without them). There are 4 of us on my shift that have been waiting for this, and some of them need the benifits even more than I do. Yet Yale keeps jerking us around because they don't have any real guidelines for hiring. I wouldn't mind so much if they didn't keep telling us any day now, just say that it won't be for a while and be honest so I can stop waiting for it. I can liev with it being a year, which wouldn't be till Jan for me, if you didn't keep offering me false hope evey few weeks. Ug.
I so hope I don't get too sick or injured any time soon (knocks on wood).

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Give me a clue....

Ok folks, I have a favor to ask. I'm looking for non-traditional wedding songs. Now the wedding isn't going to be for like 2 years or so, but I like seeng to details like this well in advance. I'm not interested in the usual overplayed songs that you seem to hear at every single wedding. I have no wish to hear Whitney Houston's I will always love you, or Bryan Adam's Everything I do I do for you. There will be no Chicken Dance or Macarana either. I like just about everything, other than Rap music. We'll be having Elvis, the Cure, Bare Naked Ladies, Beach Boys, Jack Johnson, ELO, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Beatles, Indigo Girls, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Colbie Caillat, Sarah Brightman, Anna Nalick, Garth Brooks, They Might Be Giants, and the Platters amoung others.
So if you can think of something that is a love song but not one that is overplayed please let me know.

Monday, September 10, 2007

OMG, this year just keeps getting better.

It looks like they may have finally made a GOOD movie based on the works of Lovecraft!
Between this, King's 1408, and King's coming November movie the Mist, this year has more movies out that I want to see than the last few years combined.

Friday, September 07, 2007

My pause for a moment

So I was coming out of work on Thursday morning. It was about 8 am. I had just finished working a double, in fact I had worked 24 hours out of the last 32 and was running on 2 hours of sleep for that time. I had just dropped off the keys at our base and was walking outside to my car.
I paused. The sky was empty, yet there must have been a cloud over the sun because everything seemed tinged with grey. There was no sounds, which is unheard of at 8am on a weekday in New Haven. But no cars or animals or people were making any noise for this few moments. Everything just seemed muted. Maybe it was just my sleep deprived mind but my own movements seemed both sluggish and yet overly fast (if you've ever watched the remake of Dawn of the Dead, think of the part after the truck crashes during thier escape when the girl is confronted by Steve the d*ckhead having been zombified).
It was seriously like something out of a horror movie. I half expected to see either someone standing in the shadows beside the wall watching me or someone slowly shambling down the street towards me.
I LOVE moments like this. I thought I wouldn't have them anymore since we moved. Back in Northford there were times when I would go to get the mail and everthing would be so silent and unmoving that you'd swear that you were the only person left on earth. It'd be like something horrible had happened and everyone else was dead, and yet still you'd feel watched.
So I stopped there in the street for a moment, enjoying the feeling of it all.
hen a garbage truck turned the corner and it was all ruined. But at least it was there.
Ahhhhh..... Horror movies.