I've never been one to play on my New England heritage or Bostonian roots (WINK), but when the elected Congress forgets WHO elected them in favor of power politics and the President is too busy making social reforms that will create a nation of debtor zombies, I think my taxation lacks HONEST representation. What to do? I was one of the 15-20,000 people that participated in the Atlanta Tea Party, one of the hundreds of thousands that stood up around the country and said NO to a government hell-bent on stripping us of our liberty and our constitution one omnibus bill at a time.
I know, I haven't written here in, well, forever, and to be honest I haven't even been keeping up with LJ at all. I come on today, and all of you who write about the news, who lambast the DC scene from the comforts of your desk chairs, had nothing to say about this huge national event. No one attended? No one had an opinion? That's how these blockhead socialists get away with it! Anyone ever wonder how Hitler made Germany into the Nazi horror show? Good people sat in their homes and said, "It can't get much worse; someone will surely stop him first." All tyranny needs, to win, is for those good people to do nothing!
For anyone thinking that this is a Republican movement, think again; most of the people I came across were Libertarian! Aren't a lot of you Libertarian?
My point (and yes, I have one) is this; there's a time for talk, and a time to stand. Every man and woman out there who has ever worn the uniform of this country knows that, just like our founding fathers did. Are your desk chairs really that comfortable?
Another year has passed in my life, finding me here for my 36th year. I find it funny that this birthday passed with little fan fare, yet I found it one of the most satisfying. I stayed in, so far haven't recieved any presents (I've been informed they're enroute, but I'm not impatient), and yet the simplicity of Dale sending me over 20 text messages reciting the lyrics to my favorite birthday tune, and the woman I love conspiring with the guy I live with to get me a birthday cake both had me glowing and nearly fit to cry. So, this was the world I missed all these years; thank the Gods I've finally found it.
I will be at DragonCon this year, so anyone who wants to hang for a bit or possibly do a meal together, I'll have my cell handy- the number is 404-957-6285.
I apologize in advance if, whilst on the phone with you, I tell you that I'm busy- this IS DRAGONCON, people, and there may be more of you than I can see at one time. I also have a few things I'd prefer doing by myself, and a few plans that I cannot invite others into, but I will TRY to acommodate everyone.
And if no one calls, so be it; more time for me, hehehehehehehe....
Yes, I realize that I haven't posted in over 3 months.
Yes, I realize that some of you might have noticed that.
Yes, I realize that some of you might even find that rude.
Nope, not really in the mood to care. Been dealing with things, working on things, handling things, enjoying things, and finding out things about myself that I need to know. Also been getting in a lot of good walks. Needless to say, I don't live my life online, and I don't maintain this journal in substitute for actual, meaningful communication with others. I'm sorry about the absence, but not about being absent, if that makes any sense.
I have found myself doing quite a bit of thinking lately, reevaluating my life as I move through it and finding certain elements lacking. I'm in love, with a wonderful woman no less, and I have every intention of making this relationship work in fullness and affection. I have a great friend, who's moving on in his education, and I plan to make every effort to keep his company in spirit if not in spacial proximity. Word by word, page by page, I'm closing in on a destiny as a writer happily expressing his creativity for a living.
So why in bloody hell am I putting up with those who think I'm their sycophant? When did friendship require my ass to always make contact? Why is it that when they say they'll do something, I never see it? And how many times do they think the words "We've were meaning to call you" and "We've been meaning to do [blank activity] with you" will suffice for actually doing such things?
Well, kids, things are changing, and I'm only but so loyal; I don't put up with this kind of drek. I'm moving, probably around September 09, and I'm paring down my life to simplify this; I pare people as easily as things when those people become emotional drains.
This is the warning; take it or take off...