Thanks for the birthday wishes and texts, you know I don’t care who and who doesn’t remember that stuff… it is a strange thing whose BDAYS we remember. Easy to remember when people share a date (like you and My grandmother with your exactly 70 years diff)… also, I remember friends from early on, grade school, high school. Not that I have that many, but I still can recall some birthdays… college friends, not so easy. I can usually remember the month. And then work and later-life friends, forget it! I do however, keep most loved ones written in my calender, which means in december every year when I get a new calender/planner, I sit and rewrite everyone’s birthdays for the year. It’s fun.
I’m having coffee in bed. It’s Friday, 8:30AM and chilly. I have to catch a bus to a train to a plane in a couple hours to head to San Francisco for the weekend… Nori and Theresa will be up from LA and I can’t miss the chance…
The new Andrew Bird is good. Jill brought me a shit ton of music… everyone should get a visit from Jill once a year because she always shares tons and tons of new music. (Free!)
Also, is the east coast loving BLIND PILOT yet? They are Portlanders. Now touring with the Decemberists and I hope to see Decem’s with Andrew and Blind Pilot at a Oregon winery in July!
Blind Pilot on NPR:
Oh, and Suz, re Below: DISNEY… why were you there? You know I often really get judgmental about that whole ordeal… the mickey mouse shirts on 3 years olds that were made somewhere else by 6 year olds. And I always grimaced at my LA friend who loved popping over to D land… yet I was at D world as a kid and loved it… not to mention worked a few gigs for some awful ABC tv show, owned by Disney and I had to go onto the studio lot and deliver paperwork, where they would make me and my paper work go through X ray…. those paranoid nazis!
BUT STILL… yes, I bet it was fun and if I was with friends and it wasn’t too crowded, I’d surely get off on all those rides.. I LOVE ROLLLLLERCOASTERS and the video you linked too was so cool and I’m missing that I no longer live a few minutes from major amusement parks, like in SF and LA… I loved bringing a flask and enjoying the day!
Well I love you and the month of May and SEE YOU IN JULY… I’m looking into these nifty cabins/lodges on the Oregon coast… there are big “apartment” style lodges for like 180 a night in July… if it is 4 or 5 of us, then its super cheap… we load up groceries and head out there for a night or two, huh?!
K XO Have a nice weekend, I’ll be sans laptop and absorbed into the bay area sweetness.