An exciting life? Really? Maybe a little.

Yeah, the title is still appropriate, because my life isn’t really exciting…you can be the judge of that.

The recap: home, tried to tidy a little, S to bed late, not happy. Missed the bus again, got picked up on the eastside, shop, dinner, bed. Gamelan, home, same ‘ol, bad traffic, S on Spring break, drama with C, missed a thing, E drove me to gamelan, show, getting sick.

And it’s a week later. I got the flu and spent the week in bed. I got some work done, but mostly sufferation-high temp, very sensitive skin, not a lot a sleep, upset stomach. Just no fun at all. Got better Thurs, day off Fri, lazy weekend-church, Sat. Market-Salem enjoyed Supadupa Marimba Bros-the music is so happy, and the leader works at Lewis & Clark-he played during the show last week. Didn’t sleep much-up and now at work. The week flew by, sort of-I was still a bit out-of-sorts, gamelan Weds, just not up for it, pretty day Fri., clean Sat.-house is in pretty good shape for the trip. Church Sun, lunch, haircut, dinner, bed. Up early-trying to get in extra hours before the trip. Work, home, dinner, S to bed, bed, up early again. I’m not sleeping very well because of the early rising. Work, home, packing, S to bed, more packing, bed, up. Wearing nice clothes for the travel. Panic about time entry.

OK, it’s Sunday night and we’re at the Omni downtown-the weekend has been frantic and occasionally stressful. I dislike traveling. To summarize: Thursday-work, Max to airport-met family just as they arrived, flight to SFO, then redeye to Atlanta, car, breakfast in Decatur, World of Coke, lunch at Johnny Rockets, drive, very tired, downpour, nice suite, get food, hang out at Sis’, bed. Friday: lazy, E & S to spa, zipline with boys & nephews, pick up E & S, big dinner, bed. Saturday: lazy, shop, wedding, reception, pack, bed. Sunday: breakfast at Sis’, drive, bigfoot museum, more drive, cnn hotel, get a nice suitcase for cheap at a Goodwill in the ‘hood, dinner, big ferris wheel w/S, bed. Up Monday, Waffle House, King Center, Carter Center, airport, flights, Taco Bell for dinner, bed.

Tuesday, and I’m back to the regular grind. C actually made it to school, M got his work done.

Page 23, Sentence 5: “He said nothing.”, Valis

Listening to:

War, Steve Reich, Gyudmed Tantric Monastery, Disturbed, Genesis, Grateful Dead, Al Di Meola, Alien Lanes, Soft Machine, Supadupa Marimba Bros, Eric Cook, Brian Eno, Justin Vanderberg, Laurie Anderson, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Weezer, X, Gong Pinda Gianyar, Pere Ubu, Peter Gabriel, The Future Sound Of London, Penguin Cafe Orchestra, Kaminari Synthesis, Hawkwind, Loop, Holger Czukay, Brian Eno, Veruca Salt, Michael Stearns, Tchaikovsky, Psychic TV, Jefferson Starship, karhu, Life Toward Twilight, Todd Rundgren, Wall of Voodoo, Who, Massive Attack, Dead Can Dance, Constance Demby, John Darnall, alastair galbraith, Todd Rundgren, Silverchair, Akashic Crow’s Nest, Material, Underworld, Barclay James Harvest, Gamelan Mitra Kusuma, Century of Aeroplanes, King Crimson, Vidna Obmana, Aphex Twin, Bee Thousand, Biosphere, Iannis Xenakis, Steely Dan, Todd Rundgren, Venerable Showers of Beauty, Constance Demby, Philip Glass, Eno-Byrne, Avatar, Harold Budd, Brian Eno, chen zimbalista/oron schwartz, Rage Against The Machine, Genesis, Venerable Showers of Beauty, Rush, Primus, Sneaker Pimps, Hole, Peter Gabriel, Gamelan Music, Jethro Tull, Touch 33, Watazumi Doso, Stereolab, Rush, Public Image Ltd, Mogwai, Anugama, Grand Mixer D.ST., Anne Clark, Gamelan music, Rage Against The Machine, Tchaikovsky, Cream, Loren Nerell, Material, Mussorgsky, Anne Dudley and Jaz Coleman, Pere Ubu, Slayer, Gamelan music, Henry Wolff and Nancy Hennings, Todd Rundgren’s Utopia, Rossington Collins, The Orb, Grateful Dead, Simple Minds, Philip Glass, Claypool Lennon Delirium, Brian Eno, Mahavishnu Orchestra, art bears, The Alan Parsons Project, Tchaikovsky, Thomas Dolby, Archive, Jimi Hendrix, Shostakovich, They Might Be Giants, The Band, Miles Davis Quintet], bill bruford, Rage Against The Machine, Art Of Noise, ZZ Top, Material, The Waitresses, Gamelan Music, Lou Harrison, The Residents, Bob Marley & The Wailers, King Crimson, The Humans, Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos, Venerable Showers of Beauty, Harold Budd, Aashid Himons, Terry Riley, Australian Aborigines, Anne Clark, Yes, The Clash, Anahata, Grateful Dead, Brian Eno, Aphex Twin, Hildegard von Bingen, Batch Gueye Band, Venerable Showers of Beauty, Allan Holdsworth, Sigur Rós, Mike Oldfield, Kittie, Jenny Bird, Samuel Barber, Aerosmith, Jeff Beck, Starcastle, The Residents, Michael Stearns, J. S. Bach, Sly & Robbie, Brian Eno, Jean Michel Jarre, Brian Eno – David Byrne, Gyuto Tantric University, Ah Nee Mah, Robert Fripp and Brian Eno, Brian Eno – David Byrne, Anne Dudley, Tom Waits, Kodàly and Janàcek, Pearl Jam, Deuter, Claypool Lennon Delirium, Veruca Salt, Tool, Yo La Tengo, Romeo Void, Frank Zappa, Aphex Twin, Time Zone, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Gamelan Music, Brian Eno – David Byrne, Mogwai, Heart, Orbital, A Beautiful Machine, The Orb, Japan, Morphine, Todd Rundgren, Max Romeo, Ravi Shankar, Black Sabbath, Balinese Gamelan, Les Musiciens du Nil, David Byrne, Arcticology, Thomas Dolby, David Bowie, steve roach, Steve Reich, The Future Sound Of London, Melvins, Vanity 6, Audioslave, William Orbit, Veruca Salt, C. Reider, Glass, Philip, Babe The Blue Ox, The Aphex Twin, Beethoven, Angus Carlyle, Peter Tosh, Shubert

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