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I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with: 4.27.12


Gee, it's been a while. Has it really been so long since I last used this little ether corner to actually record something of substance? Actually, I have no idea. No really, I don't. I have recently come to realize something about myself that may be either: a) a huge asset, like some kind of ninja-sharp life skill; b) my tragic flaw that will ultimately spell out my downfall; or c) just a cute little quirk that may vaguely annoy others but is fairly innocuous. I have no sense of time in the big scheme of things. I mean, things that happened four, ten, hell even FOURTEEN years ago feel like they happened yesterday. People ask me things like, "How long ago did you live in dc?" And I might say, "Oh, like two years ago." Except it was four. I'm not lying, I swear. I just don't think and spit out what feels right.


I'm thinking this strange sensibilty (whether is is indeed a flaw or asset, we don't know yet), is responsible for so many other aspects of my personality, namely: My love of nostalgia; my immaturity; my inherent laziness. And no, I'm not just beating myself up with those last two. I AM immature. Not in a horrible, door slamming way (I grew out of that, thankfully!)...but in a way that makes me cling to ideas (ideals?) of fairness and simplicity. Why should things change? I like them they way they are and they've been that way...well, as long as I can remember. They should always be that way. Kind of an immature approach to things. And it's the same with the laziness. I thumb back through this thing and I see how long it takes me to getting around to even start THINKING about getting off my duff and doing something about all the things I say I want to do. But, in the day-to-day, it doesn't feel that long to me. I can look around and say, 'oh sure, I was planning on watching The Wire,' and bam, it's only four years later that I actually start to. Procrastination, may I state for the record, at this stage of the game is not to be trifled with. I am literally running out of time to do some of the things I had some foggy notion of doing at one point in the now-distant past. Sigh.


Anyway. I had no idea that it had been so long since I checked in over here with anything even approaching informational writing for your pleasure. So I am going to work on that. Really. I'm gearing up to getting started on that right now.


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