October 23rd, 2008


The Whistling Kettle

I bought the new AC/DC album the other day. Freaking awesome so far. In addition I bought Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass' collectors edition album.
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Now there is some truly memorable music. Zorba the Greek. Spanish Flea. A Taste of Honey. Tijuana Taxi. Whipped Cream. Awesome music indeed. I also picked up the Dark Elf Trilogy by R. A. Salvatore.
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My dad got me hooked on this series of stories by buying me a copy of The Legacy by the same author. I know it's weird to start people off in the middle of a series, but my dad isn't really a book person so how could he have known? Besides, I enjoyed the book well enough that I've already read (and own, again) the Icewind Dale Trilogy. I plan on buying as many of this series of books as I can afford. I'm definitely hooked on Drizzt. I also picked up a comic book rendition of The Legacy. I probably won't be reading it as it is a "premium" edition and as such is meant more for collection then enjoyment of its story (which I already have read, several times). I might buy two copies of each comic in the series though just to satisfy my curiosity.

Aside from that, the past few weeks have been pretty hard on me as we move on through fall and into winter. In addition to my developing a mild depression, I also find myself getting extremely apathetic about work and not really wanting to do those things I enjoy most, even if it's being at the center of attention (and lets face it, we all like that every now then). I'd really like for my news blog to take off but I don't know. I keep holding back, scared of doing things wrong. I have this overriding desire on wanting to do things the right way and I'm not sure where it has come from. It used to be I just wanted to get the job done regardless of how it was done. Now I want an instruction manual with everything to get it all going right the first time through. Maybe it's an underlying maturity that's finally able to peek through. Maybe it's just me being tired of doing things more then once. Either way it's crimping my style.

I just don't feel like doing anything that I enjoy, aside from sleeping and reading and eating.

I need to write another letter to Debbee and see how she's doing. I haven't heard from her since before my last letter. I hope nothing is wrong. I'm planning for a next year September return to Knoxville, come hell or high water I will be ready by then.

[tags]mental health, self, music, books, entertainment, relationships[/tags]

Originally published at Ameliorations 1.0.