whatever that means

  • glenn reynolds says: sarah who?

tiny fragments of perfection

  • if i was all the colors, i would paint you pretty in gold in a picture. (jason mraz/zero percent interest).

  • as i took him in my arms he screamed i'm not insane i'm just looking for someone to understand my pain... (five for fighting/the devil in the wishing well)

  • only the curious have something to find (nickel creek/this side)

  • you dream of colors that have never been made, you imagine songs that have never been played (this side/nickel creek)

  • it's when you cry just a little but you laugh in the middle that you've made it (jason mraz/tonight, not again)

  • don't try to fix me, i'm not broken (evanescence/hello)

another whole box of pandora's

  • i'm not the kind of man who tends to socialize/ i seem to lean on old familiar ways/ and i ain't no fool for love songs that whisper in my ears/ still crazy after all these years (paul simon / still crazy after all these years)

  • but there's something in the way you laugh that makes me feel like a child... aspects of life they confuse me, you and your thesis amuse me... after and afternoon with you... and your rich brown eyes your lips and your dark hair, elbows and exposed knees tossing toward the ceiling... after an afternoon... (jason mraz/ after an afternoon)

a long awaited end

  • face to palm... tear to tear... mouth to tongue... heart to ground... i am in love... (jason mraz/ after an afternoon)

  • there's no place to hide but i don't think i'm scared. (nickel creek/this side)

  • with a broken wing, she carries her dreams. man you oughta see her fly. (a broken wing / martina mcbride)

zero percent mine

  • all lyrics headers are lifted from my pretend boyfriend jason mraz's "zero percent interest"

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Saturday, April 24, 2004



Stop it! You work on your own vehicle?? Excellent!!

So is your Undisclosed Location anywhere near Virginia?


well, i do what i can. i do know what an alternator looks like and where to find the fuse box, too!

actually, the undisclosed location isn't that far from Virgina; unfortunately, i won't be going for a few weeks now. wah.


A couple weeks eh? We may pass each other going in opposite directions. ;P

I haven't decided yet whether to take a northerly or southerly route west. Kindof depends on the employment situation and which direction puts me in touch with the most interesting people. I'm leaning towards driving by way of Texas though. It's definitely a prettier and less monotonous drive than thru the midwest.

Well if you decide to drive thru Virginia at all, hit me up for the sights to see. The Blue Ridge mountains are amazing.


LOL, yeah, we may pass each other, krakatoa. i don't remember ever driving through the midwest, and as long as you're not driving Fort Worth to Amarillo (bleck), the drive through the south is quite pretty.

the employment situation -- the job is taking you to San Francisco for sure? or that's a prospect? just curious.

and thanks, if i go through Virginia, i'll check with you on the sights!


If I get the job I applied for, it will be in San Fran.

I haven't really looked in any other places. Just lost my last job a couple weeks ago, and haven't felt really gung-ho on getting back into corporate life, but a friend in San Fran offered to pull some strings for me at Nextel, and I figured what the heck, I'd give it a shot.

I visited SanFran earlier this year, and while I'm no match for the prevailing politcs out there, there was a lot there to keep my attention for a while.

I would prefer to work in Texas or Florida. Virginia is truly home, where I grew up and all, but not many telecom jobs there.

Then again, if I don't get the job in San Fran, I may just take the summer off and travel.

Haven't had a good leisurely road trip in a long time.


well, good luck with the job (and the hippies & commies, if you end up in SF). though taking the summer off to travel sounds wonderful; i'm not working right now, and as soon as i get all packed up to move to wherever, i'm hoping to work temp some and then take even more time off for the same thing.

last summer i drove to utah and had a blast, just me, my SUV and my music for 21 hours.



I figure if I end up in Cali, I'll make the most of the situation and irritate all the hippies & commies I can.

You might catch me on the news getting dragged behind a hybrid car! :p

So you are actually moving, not just taking a trip? That sounds exciting.


LOL, good, we need as many irritants out there as possible, though i don't envy you the task...

i was taking a trip to the undisclosed location, but i'm also moving wherever the job hunt takes me, hopefully in the vicinity of the Grand Canyon. i'm enormously excited about it!


In all my travels around the country, I have yet to see the Grand Canyon. I'm thinking that'll be something to aim for this summer, along with the Painted Desert, time permitting.

I applaud the motivation to move where the work is. One of my pet peeves is chronically unemployed people complaining there are no jobs available, or no jobs they want in the area they want to live. I've spent the last 5 years committed to going where work takes me, and it's paid off pretty well. Sacrificing geographic preferences for the short term seems a small price to pay for putting bread on the table, much less for achieving early retirement.


the Grand Canyon is amazing, the most beautiful sight i've ever seen; the Painted Desert is awesome too. if you get a choice, visit the north rim of the Canyon, i hear only about 10% of the visitors to the Canyon go there. it's breathtaking.

i'm actually moving west to be near the Canyon, that was the whole motivation. hopefully the work will take me super close.

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