September 12th, 2001

And thanks...

For reminding me I matter... in the face of such gigantic news, it's easy to lose oneself. Thanks to each and every person who called/e-mailed/IMed me, even if I wasn't receptive. You know why I was angry, and it wasn't at you.

For my coverage and personal involvement, I have received so many compliments today; compliments on my writing; on me as a person... they all mean so much.

Everyone is safe, so far. So many friends and relatives downtown... I hear they all made it out of the tower, at least, and are presumed safe.

So maybe, I can finally sleep.

No more prophetic dreams, I hope. Unless they involve candy and Nemos and dinner parties with #tmbg'ers like Brak and Zeit and Enna and Baka and Lorrrrrrrry Elllllie.

Those kind of dreams are... well... the stuff that dreams are made of.
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For the playa who has everything...

There is the magic album.

Got 40 h0's? Sto' all they bitch asses in ONE picha frame. Put up Shalequa's pic till Shaneefa comes ova. Then *click*click* and BAM! Shaneefa's pic is in da frame. What's da secret? They ALL in da frame, son! You can sto' 36-40 h0's! Shaleesa, Shaqueefah, LaTonya, LaTisha, Shaquonda, Latifah, Shaneefa, Shalequa, LaToya, LaShonda, and so on. THEY ALL FIT.

Of course, Silky need TWO of them thangs.
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What is real?

Sometimes I think that the Devil is more real than God is.

God is something we create with our thoughts, but Satan lives through our actions.
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    Sympathy for the Devil in my head
This is not my beautiful icon.

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Got Brave New World & BNW Revisited, the Invisible Man by H.G. Wells, and Le Compte du Monte Crisco avec les trois Musketeers.

Gonna read the invisible man first, then the Dumbass books, then BNW and Stranger

Note to self: Track down those other two Walter Jon Williamson books in the Drake Maijistral trilogy. Don't think they'll be as good as Rock of Ages, but hey.
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    CoC - Albert Ross

Do you like stories?

Something that the laughter of children and jish's journal entry about not being sure if he really wanted to live in New York made me think about today....

When I was six, I wanted to be an astronaut. More than anything. I was a sci-fi kid, born and raised (believe it or not, right?), and I wanted to go into space. As Keith said in my favorite childhood show's pilot: "We're space explorers and WE NEED SPACE." I always loved that quote.

Well, one day, a little six year old boy was watching TV, probably that very cartoon, when the news came on... the Space Shuttle challenger exploded. Well, shit. I still wanted to be an astronaut, though, for a few years. As I matured, the dream faded, but not because of fear from the disaster.

So, go me, and stuff.
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