i hate making these posts where i put down disorganized little numbered items that spark the longer explanation only in my head without fleshing it out. but i feel that getting it down in short snippets is better than not getting it down at all.
i have come to realize that i can only trust people with at least a 5 percent geekery quotient, no matter what that geekery is.
i realized that if i don't want to watch a movie because i find the subject matter extremely discomforting or repellant, i can read the screenplay online nine times out of ten and it's easier and then i feel that i have some knowledge of the subject matter. last night i read 2001: A Space Odyssey. not that that is repellant to me, but it made me realize that i could.
from my conversation with C at breakfast yesterday morning: me :"doh... i just took a swim in the bitterness pool, i better dry that off." chris: "are you going to rinse off from the bitterness pool in the shower of cynicism?" me: "...well, yeah."
i was reading the burning man web page, and it occurred to me that i don't think i know anyone who would want to go. it sounds totally exciting to me. i don't suppose anyone knows someone or is someone who has ben before.
i got to have breakfast with three handsome men this morning, none of whom have livejournals so i have to refer to them by name. (dave, lou, and todd)
heard from five different people this week who really cheered me up, probably without knowing it. (AA, NH, JC, jack's mom, katie's mom)