It’s my birthday again (August 9th) and something’s different this time. I’m just pumped in a bizarre new way. It started a few days ago, and I wouldn’t embarrass myself like this if it weren’t true. There’s powerful good medicine in the air. Like fear took a vacation. Like I’ve been granted grace to not react to the usual crap. Like I can steer this thing. Like everything is fine! Do you realize what this means?! Who cares, I’m rolling with it.
I’ve been listening to a lot of rock & roll lately. All kinds of stuff. (I’ve been around and know some shit. I am not my father’s Oldsmobile.) Rock & roll is good for you! I pity anyone who’s never felt that devil music rush. And speaking of devils, here are the Tall Boys playing “Final Kick.” It’s a song about SUICIDE! I love it!
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We’re going to the mountains tomorrow—Jemez Springs—on a route that’ll take us by Los Alamos. I was born on the day we nuked Nagasaki. Guess where they built the bomb? Full circle, kids! Happy Birthday to all my Leo friends, too. I don’t know any other sign that makes such a fuss over being born or deserves to more. 🙂
Enjoy the rainbow. I shot that yesterday evening.
Happy Birthday! It’s really fun hearing about your changes. I want some of that. I NEED some of that. I will place an order:
“I’ll have what he’s having, please.”
Happy Birthday John..!! It’s nice to hear everything is running on 12 cylinders and is all in tune…Many Happy ones to come..!!
Enjoy the trip, John. Have a grand day.
Keep on rockin’.
Happy birthday John!
It’s my Mom’s tomorrow… 95, and as sharp as a tack.
I’m so delighted that “happy” is part of your birthday celebration this year. Enjoy Jemez Springs. Planning any skinny-dipping?
Happy Birthday! Long may you wave!