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Friday, December 31, 2010
(Above) - Still from Buck Starball's 'Our Last Year' Music Video
(Left) - 'Adorable Puppies' Bike Polo Team Shirt
(Bottom) - Album Cover for The Creepshow's 'They All Fall Down.' by Ashlea Wessel
UPDATE! (March 22nd): A lot of things happened in 2010, but that shit's the past, man...
It was a transitional year, and while all years are, this last one really did seem like a setup for something I'm only just supposed to get started in these next few months; whether that's completing the Buck Starball music video I've begun or tapping out pages for that first novel I haven't yet.*
*Please note that a period has been used - and not a question mark - to punctuate the statement above.
I've never believed in forcing myself to make anything, or that you need to endlessly practice your craft in order to maintain it. I much rather prefer to let work happen when impulse or idea strikes than to exhaust my efforts and audience on filler pieces (like this post.. haha!).
This past weekend, a friend of mine (who actually gets her shit done) said to me.. "Inspiration is for assholes! Just show up to work."
I think at the time she was disagreeing with my position; dismissing it as an excuse. ...And probably it is an excuse! But whatever?! Right or wrong, the greater point is that I do need to show up for work more often than I have been.
But it's not like I'm not showing up for a different sort of work! I show up to my job-job. I show up with friends. I spend my time learning new skills and trades, going to new places and trying new things... I feel good about how I've been showing up on lots of stuff lately (sometimes with fist-pumping enthusiasm even)!
Over the last year, I helped create and facilitate a new model of program for dual diagnosed adults (that's people with a developmental and mental health disability), became an uncle, lost a sister (sorta), and played enough bike polo to get a little better at it and even compete. I've shared a lot of my time with others and for others...
And, on the other hand... I've been the biggest asshole!
Saturday, July 03, 2010
Fuck the Hippies! I'll take my politicized youth movements BLACK please!!
Friday, May 28, 2010
I went to a Bike Polo Tournament in Rouen, France with some London people in April 2009 and this is a video some French dudes made about that. ...Starring me!*
* (not really.. but I'm in it a bunch)
Monday, May 03, 2010
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Monday, March 22, 2010
..Thanks again! ...Goodbye apartment!*
* (Yes! This is most-definitely.. super-late, dwelling-on-the-past-type-shit instead of making and writing something new! ..A half-assed rehashing rather than a respectable documentation of what went on, and I'm sorry for that... but not really. I don't have the internet on my computer yet and I've had other shit to do. BLEH! It's hard to be self-indulgent and on-time sometimes, y'know?!)