15 August 2011

lesson learned.

If there's one thing I've learned over the past year, it's this: The greatest men are ordinary people who rise to the challenges in front of them and accomplish great things.

16 January 2011

i'm pretty sure this is true, at least it is for me.

"Love helps us develop an identity secure enough to allow itself to be placed in another's care and protection." - Don DeLillo, White Noise

06 February 2010


i was looking back on some of my blog posts today and noticed some friendly comments from strangers. where did you come from? who are you? do you really find any of this interesting? please let me know who you are; it's only fair. i'm kinda telling you who i am. thanks and hugs and stuff.

saturday i guess

I'm pretty into this.

I Met A Genius by Charles Bukowski

I met a genius on the train
about 6 years old,
he sat beside me
and as the train
ran down along the coast
we came to the ocean
and then he looked at me
and said,
it's not pretty.

it was the first time I'd

16 January 2010

25 December 2009

2009 top ten.

10. Mono - Hymn to the Immortal Wind
9. Mount Eerie - Wind's Poem
8. Karen O and the Kids - Where the Wild Things Are Soundtrack
7. Animal Collective - Fall Be Kind E.P.
6. Vic Chesnutt - At the Cut
5. The Rural Alberta Advantage - Hometowns
4. Japandroids - Post-Nothing
3. Why? - Eskimo Snow
2. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion
1. The Antlers - Hospice

31 October 2009


i wrote a new song this evening. i call it "A Planet Under Dawn." it's under the science + skeleton moniker so i'm posting it here. i messed around with the following: white noise, historical speeches (teddy roosevelt, thomas edison, gandhi)and buddha machines. here's a link so you can listen over and over and over and try to make sense of it.

A Planet Under Dawn

04 October 2009

trust me on this one.

next time you have lentil soup, put some lemon juice in it. not while it's cooking, but after. just do it.

29 September 2009

farmer's market tuesday

i was on my way home, when two guys passed each other on the sidewalk. they greeted one another and one said to the other, "well, you're obviously not going to yoga tonight." it made me laugh.

24 August 2009

The Iron Giant

Today I thought about my favorite time watching The Iron Giant. Then I reminded my friend about it.

18 August 2009

Top 5 of the Decade

So this decade is almost over. These are the songs bring back the best memories, make me feel pretty right on, and will stay with me for some time to come.

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11 August 2009

the unlimited expanse in which everything is located

I have recently become obsessed with the thought of empty open spaces.

Maybe something like this represented by sounds and words.

01 August 2009

pretty alright

So a while back I played in a band, and I've been listening to my favorite song (Ink Drawn Circle) that we wrote repeatedly throughout the day. Here's a lyrical sampling.

"The branch that I hold turns to ash and as I fall I hold my breath...blue fades to white..."

I freakin' love it.