May 19th, 2003

red cactus

damselfly and a 'zine inquiry

I slept most of the afternoon, trying to overcome the weariness and downbeat mood I'd inflicted upon myself through getting off my customary sleep schedule. I'd have a nice long telephone chat with an old college friend, and a nice longish chat with my parents, so the early portions of the day were not entirely lost to my bad mood. But I did feel stretched and down, like Gollum trying to detoxify off paxil on Mount Doom.

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    Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, "Somewhere over the Rainbow"
abstract butterfly

swimming upstream

"Now,let's discuss what will probably be your most important decision, the choice of your fish. Oh sure, you can go into the shop and ask for a pair of guppies, and that's all you will get, just two small fish of no distinction at all".--Carroll Friswold

Tonight on NPR, the program "All Things Considered" featured a story on the increased burden which post-secondary education places upon families, teens and young adults. The combination of a rough economy, spiralling educational cost inflation, and massive governmental cut-backs are serving to Collapse )
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    School's Out, completely