2008 Awards

Drinking Buddy of the Year: Dave the New Guy Well, at this point, Dave is not new any more.  Since Celeste has left the company, Dave has stepped up to be the man to call on for a little happy hour action.  As a matter of fact, Dave led the pack to the fun night in West Hollywood a few months back with Nik, Erin and I in tow.  That was quite a night. Bar of the Year: Suede Bar, Downtown LA Oh, how have we survived the hard day of work before Suede?  Suede opens up in the Bonaventure...
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It’s going

I woke up on my birthday morning to Bond, James Bond.  First thing on the agenda this morning, even before getting any food into our systems, Brandon and I headed out to the theater for Quantum of Solace. My car, and everything else, was covered in ashes.  Norther sky is but orange brown smoke while it’s bright blue out South, toward the beaches.  As we headed up the 605 North, it felt like we were driving INTO the fire. We weren’t close to action, but we just got literally only a sniff of what folks are experiencing out there. The...
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Phototastic Friday: Halloween Edition

It’s more than photos. It’s everything! First. My costume for the office.  Killer Rabbit from Monty Python and the Holy Grail.  Yes, I do have the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch on my person…just not showing her on the pic. Next. Thanks to Kuri, the scariest music. Ever. I mean, I’m stressed out listening to the first 10 minutes.  Have to clense that out with Thriller Krazy. Finally, Thrill the World Worldwide video.  Yep. 4,176 people around the world plus me were doing this at the same time....
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Never our plan II

The Christian God has been vying for my soul a bit heavily these past few weeks. Observe the long list of Catholic and Christian coincidences. #1 August 6 was the day of the dinner party with people on my last bus home. The bus was so unusually full in the morning that Tony who always sit in the back ended up in the front. Next to him was Robert, a gentleman who used to ride the bus when I started. We work in the same building. Since then he had stopped taking the bus, only popping up on the bus...
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Song of the Day

When you try your best but you don’t succeed When you get what you want but not what you need When you feel so tired but you can’t sleep Stuck in reverse. And the tears come streaming down your face When you lose something you can’t replace When you love someone but it goes to waste Could it be worse? Lights will guide you home And ignite your bones And I will try to fix you And high up above or down below When you’re too in love to let it go But if you never try you’ll never know...
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Flawless

George Michael. 25 Live. Amazing. Master Greg and I went on our “first date” last night at the Honda Center. We arrived a little early, grabbed a few drinks and headed for our seats. The seats weren’t bad at all for something you’ve won from a contest. And our neighbors were all very cool. It’s the first time I’ve ever realized how powerful some of his lyrics are. I mean, seriously. I haven’t really paid attention. Suddenly, George has become my songwriting hero. And inspiration. He sounds exactly like his records. His voice is amazing. Sometime during “Roxanne”, I turned...
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