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If you have nothing left to burn, set yourself on fire......   
01:11pm 13/03/2005
 
mood: hungry
As I sit here fighting through my 7th day of fluishness, feeling like ass... I am attempting to whip together a new volume of The Kids Seem To Enjoy It, which is essentially a mix tape I've made over the years whenever I feel like there is something worth mixing. I haven't made one in quite some time, mainly due to my lack of time for sitting down and enjoying music properly. But as I sift through the last 2 months worth of music, I am really dissapointed at the lack of anything worthwhile that is out there. Nothing remarkable, different or new...I wish the genre of music from 1996 (i.e. Limp Bizkit, Sevendust, Korn, Etc.) and there 2005 soundalikes would just dissapear, that genre offers nothing redeeming to the music world. That being said, I did put together a rough mix for the latest volume, but I must preview it for a few days to see if it needs some tweaking.

Let me quickly discuss the Lions Free Agent signings...first of all, I am totally fired up at the prospect of watching Kenoy Kennedy defend the middle of the field like some sort of bad ass. I've always enjoyed him, even back @ Arkansas. I think he'll give the Lions secondary some much needed explosiveness. Marcus Pollard, while older, is still a great Tight End and SUCH an improvement over Mr. Alligator Arms Stephen Alexander. Finally, Jeff Garcia...while not a QB I'm a huge fan of...I think he can pontentially give Joey some competition at the QB spot and give us someone who is proven to put in, in case, Joey proves to blow again this year. However, in my opinion if Joey has Charles Rogers healthy, Roy Williams Healthy, a good slot reciever, Marcus Pollard and Kevin Jones (who will be a bad ass) available to him, I think he should have the kind of season we've been hoping for for quite some time in Detroit. Let me clarify that by saying, we do need some serious protection from the OLine for that to occur, and I think some agressive OLine signings in Free Agency are much needed. In the draft, right now I'm thinking the Lions go with the best available prospect @ 10.....maybe someone like Derrick Johnson from Texas, or Shawne Merriman from Maryland. This years draft is so questionable, with no sure slot for everyone to fall in.

Back to music, some albums I've been enjoying immensly the last days, weeks and months are the following:

Stars - Set Yourself On Fire
Josh Rouse - Nashville
Better Than Ezra - Before The Robots
The Killers - Hot Fuss
John Legend - Get Lifted
Ray - Soundtrack
The Arcade Fire - Funeral

Anyways, time for me to go grab some breakfast with Stephi.
 
     

(16 broken hearts | Break My Heart)

 
maybe there is more meaning than just the words   
08:09pm 02/03/2005
 
mood: perfect
I was thinking the other day, how important the words I used to type into this box used to be to me.....

You can easily go back and read detailed accounts of days and months and years of my life.

However, in the last year I posted 3 times...one was a ridiculous plug for a free iPod and 2 other were songs I wrote. Not a lot of insight into me, I suppose.

So for some reason I feel compelled to update whoever still reads this about me:

I'm doing great, fantastic even.
Happiest I've ever been maybe.

I've been promoted 3 times since I last posted about work.
My girlfriend amazes me everyday, and makes me really believe in fate.
I've been working out, eating right.
Enjoying all sorts of different music genres.
I don't really drink that much anymore, just the occasional beer or caucasion.
I have a great group of friends.
I'm currently in the market to buy my first house and maybe a pup to go with it ;)
My days are long, but I make them fun.


I'm excited for the snow to melt, the sun to shine. March Madness, and the NFL Draft are in the next 2 months. Then I can take in some Tigers games all summer. The Michigan Football starts again and this year I should be able to make a game or two @ the Big House.

Well I just heard the front door open, so I know the best part of my day is about to begin. I'll try to post more often than never.
 
     

(4 broken hearts | Break My Heart)

 
lets get free iPods   
12:01am 03/11/2004
 
mood: sleepy
Go Here, Sign Up for like the BMG CD thing or The Columbia House DVD thing....get 5 other people to sign up and then we all can get free 20 Gig IPods....sounds great to me....ok lets do it! :p

http://www.freeiPods.com/?r=11401773
 
     

(9 broken hearts | Break My Heart)

 
whispering is a relief   
02:11pm 28/08/2004
 
mood: mellow
Where has summer gone?
As Autumn Approaches
and what would we do?
If we were given the chance.
and I can't breathe
for the next six weeks

Tell me your secrets
I'll get lost inside them
and forget my own
memories
and I believe
that whispering is a relief

as the days and weeks roll together
and slowly slip away
as the months drift by forever
are we okay? are we okay?

tonight, i don't know you
and you don't know me
tonight, we'll be together
so simply. so simply.

I lust for the ocean
the silence and sunshine
the beauty that lies
deep beneath
and I cant concieve
a more perfect eternity

Tell me your stories
And I'll try to find you
broken to pieces
within
and I can see
everything you're meant to be

as the days and weeks roll together
and slowly slip away
as the months drift by forever
are we okay? are we okay?

tonight, i don't know you
and you don't know me
tonight, we'll be together
so simply. so simply.

Where has summer gone?
As Autumn Approaches
and what would we do?
If we were given the chance.
 
     

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everything's numb when youre dead   
06:37pm 28/03/2004
 
mood: hung over
these are the words that leave my lips
and tell you everything that i could never say
cuz i was too afraid
this is the time i open up
and spill it all out on the floor
over exposed and vulnerable

there was a moment everything worked
and i could see so clear
cut out my heart, bleed from my wounds
and bury me
six feet under the best of your memories

theres no medicine for this
no medicine

i will never forget
i will never regret
anything

count back the days, slip into weeks
to the nights you couldnt sleep
dreams haunted by visions
of years gone by, so much to say
and you awake in a cold sweat
feeling so alone

there was a moment everything worked
and i could see so clear
cut out my heart, bleed from my wounds
and bury me
six feet under the best of your memories

theres no medicine for this
no medicine

i will never forget
i will never regret
anything
 
     

(34 broken hearts | Break My Heart)

 
---== blackout ==--   
11:22am 22/03/2004
 
mood: contemplative
Maybe I should, erase you from my brain
come back to see you, meet up with you again
start it all over, maybe things would change
or maybe i should just drink you away
words and phrases, that were never said
cut out my memories as im sleeping in my bed
start it all over, maybe things would change
or maybe im just trying to kill the pain

and nothing goes the way it is planned
so tell me that this is just a dream.....

the pictures are faded, silhouttes have changed
would you still me know me, are you still the same
go back to the beginning, what didnt we say
everythings perfect until it goes away
maybe i should, erase you from my brain
come back to see you, meet up with you again
start it all over, maybe things would change
everythings perfect until it goes away

and nothing goes the way it is planned
so tell me that this is just a dream.....
 
     

(1 broken heart | Break My Heart)

 
sounds about right.....   
12:53pm 20/03/2004
 
mood: melancholy
brand new
Brand New is writing your life story! clever and
insightful, but missing something...like love.
don't worry, you'll get over him or her
eventually.


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(4 broken hearts | Break My Heart)

 
such a great song   
07:34pm 28/10/2003
 
mood: accomplished
what do you get when you expect so much?
is it regret or just false hope that we should forget
the time that was spent and words that we meant
do I believe I deserve more than just to be released
why does it hurt so much?

I dont believe I can return to where we are
cuz I know that things arent what they seem at all
Our hearts are in places that just seem too far
Our hearts are in places that just seem too far
what would become of us if i could consider
giving up or just giving in

Now all this time I just have pleanty of
Its all I have, and this time its not enough
and youre just too much
So we break it off and we cant get past this loss
so what will we talk about

I dont believe I can return to where we are
cuz I know that things arent what they seem at all
Our hearts are in places that just seem too far
Our hearts are in places that just seem too far
what would become of us if i could consider
giving up or just giving in

I dont believe I can return to where we are
cuz I know that things arent what they seem at all
Our hearts are in places that just seem too far
Our hearts are in places that just seem too far
what would become of us if i could consider
giving up or just giving in
 
     

(6 broken hearts | Break My Heart)

 
what do you get when you expect so much?   
12:12am 22/10/2003
 
mood: thirsty
The Snake The Cross The Crown are a great band. I love every song on their EP. I wish they'd say where in Detroit they are playing on 11/8. I'm going for sure.

Hey all you kids trying to pimp your bands...please don't leave comments in my journal that say shit like "hey i see you like Dashboard....check out my band The Dinglehoots" I'm really not interested in your band that has played 2 shows in your grandma's basement. If your shit is good, don't worry I'll find it all by myself. I'm not saying there is anything wrong w/ shameless plugs.....but I am saying I am sick of opening my email to random livejournal posts.

I should be in bed, but fuck it, Im exhausted by noon anyway, and then get my second wind around 11.

Jones Soda is some tasty goodness.

Im anxiously awaiting the debut of Vintage Detroit. More info to follow.

I update this thing once every millenium.

Sometimes people walk around corners and look like they've seen a ghost, turn around and walk the other way without saying a word.

Bands I have been enjoying the last month or two:

Brand New
Straylight Run
The Early November
The Snake The Cross The Crown
Drive Til Morning

I need to recruit the following: (1) Drummer, (1) Bass Player, (1) Lead Guitar, (1) string section and (1) piano player. anyone interested drop me a line. I need a boost of creative freshness.

I enjoy my new car. It gets the job done.

Someone want to give me a pile of money so I can quit my job, pay off my bills, and go back to school??

I think I want the new little Nextel phone so I can download fun ringtones.

Winters coming, makes me want to pack my bags and move out of state.

you know its right when the happiest you are all week is that moment when your eyes meet and nothing else matters.

its time to come home.
 
     

(6 broken hearts | Break My Heart)

 
found in my AIM window   
11:21pm 10/06/2003
 
mood: tired
hello, this is sarah giacalone...............from shs...........and we have plans for a reunion!! and the crowd goes wild right? right! well its july 18, 2003 at 7pm. at snookers on hall road in sterling heights. please mark your calander, as this is your invitation.....also invite any people you can get a hold of..........becuase our form of invites is limited due to money and people moving...sorry this is so quick but i have to get this message to as many people as i can and quickly too. ...and sleep too. so thanks and hope fully we will see you there. to respond you can either call the rsvp number at 586-254-4299 and ask for sarah or email your response or comments to shs98reunion@hotmail.com. thats it. later gater. whew. lol.



umm...i guess we have a high school reunion.

If you graduated from Stevenson in 98....there ya go.
 
     

(15 broken hearts | Break My Heart)

 
ooooh neat   
12:27pm 01/06/2003
 
mood: full
cynosure
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LJ username:
 
     

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great song!   
11:46am 12/04/2003
 
mood: amused
mysterious
#41


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ok off to Lansing for more interviewing of the jobs.
 
     

(4 broken hearts | Break My Heart)

 
news flash   
01:30pm 09/04/2003
 
mood: amused
Ray knew a song I didn't know

some bone and phil collins tune....who knew!?
 
     

(5 broken hearts | Break My Heart)

 
wow what an amazing night   
12:12pm 02/04/2003
 
mood: impressed
it may be different, but remember
winter's warming you and i
kissing whiskey by the fire
with the snow outside
and when the summer comes in the river
swims at midnight shiver cold
touch the bottom starry night with muddy toes

stay or leave i want you not to go
but you should
it was good as good
lost
stay or leave i want you
not to go, but you did


wake up naked drinking coffee
making plans to change the world
while the world is changing us
it was good good love
you used to laugh under the covers
maybe not so often now
but the way i used to laugh with you
was loud and hard

stay or leave i want you not to go
but you should
it was good as good
lost
stay or leave i want you not to go
but you did

so what to do
with the rest of the day's afternoon
hey isn't it strange
how it changed everything we did
did i do all that i should?

that i could have done

remember we used to dance
and everyone wanted to be
you and me
i want to be too

what day is this?
besides the day you left me
what day is this
besides the day you went

so what to do
with the rest of the day's afternoon
hey isn't it strange
how it changed everything we did
did i do all that i could?

remember we used to dance
and everyone wanted to be
you and me
i want to be too

what day is this?
besides the day you went
what day is this?
 
     

(8 broken hearts | Break My Heart)

 
mmmmmmmm...........trivia   
09:16pm 09/03/2003
 
mood: sleepy
I never post on this thing anymore.....it seems......pointless....everyone who needs to know whats going on in my life, already knows....so yeah.

Bands that are good:
Northstar
The Rocket Summer
Armor For Sleep
A Static Lullaby
longwave

hmmmm, who else have i been rockin lately:
taking back sunday (of course)
the early november
my chermical romance
finch
time spent driving


anyone have any suggestions for stuff I should download??
a) it can't suck
b) I can't already have it

Ready! GO!
 
     

(2 broken hearts | Break My Heart)

 
this i knew   
10:43am 04/02/2003
 
mood: rushed
Liberal
Where do you fall on the liberal - conservative political spectrum? (United States)

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(8 broken hearts | Break My Heart)

 
Ghost of a good thing   
11:24am 03/02/2003
 
mood: groggy
I guess its luck but its the same
Hard luck you've been trying to tame
maybe its love, but its like you said
love is like a role that we play

but I believe in you so much
I could die for the words that you say
but I believe in you so much
I could die from the words that you say

Chasing a ghost of a good thing
haunting yourself as the real thing
its getting away from you again
but you're chasing ghosts

I guess its luck but its the same
Hard luck you've been trying to tame
maybe its love but its like you said
love is like a role that we play

but i believe in you so much
i could die for the words that you say
but i believe in you so much
i could die from the words that you say

Chasing a ghost of a good thing
haunting yourself as the real thing
its getting away from you again
but you're chasing ghosts

just bend the pieces til they fit
like they were made for it
but they weren't ment for this
just bend the pieces til they fit
like they were made for it
but they weren't ment for this

Chasing a ghost of a good thing
haunting yourself as the real thing
its getting away from you again
Chasing a ghost of a good thing
haunting yourself as the real thing
its getting away from you again
but you're chasing ghosts
 
     

(4 broken hearts | Break My Heart)

 
hahah oh man   
12:54pm 02/02/2003
 
mood: amused
So we're partying over @ Chip Village last night....and all of a sudden I see a cop chasing these 3 kids....they all scattered and the one dude tried to run up in the house we were at, but we didn't let him through the door.

So anyways, the cops think the 3 kids got away...so they decide they're going to tow this Red Ford Ranger parked there illegally....so they call for the tow truck and then go up to the Ranger and look through on to the inside for alcohol or anything illegal......turns out there is a kid hiding in the extended cab part....so they yell for him to get out for about 2 minutes.....then the one cop says "get out or im breaking the window"....so the kid leans up and proceeds to puke all over the inside of this truck and all over himself. hahah The cops were like OH MAN....so the kid gets out and they're asking him for ID and stuff......turns out the kid is FIFTEEN!!!!!!

They make him SIT in the icy slush while they go through his wallet and ask him questions and shit.....and it turns out that the cop who was chasing them saw what turned out to be his brother, run into the apartment next door. So the cop goes over there and gets this kids brother, who is only 19.....and he's busting his balls and stuff....telling him he's going to jail for 2 years and shit cuz he ran from him.

So the 15 year old is in the back of the cop car, covered in puke....his 19 year old brother is getting a breathalizer at the back of the cop car.....so who rolls up asking us if we've seen his brothers???? these kids 21 year old brother, all fucked up.....we said yeah they're over there getting arrested....and we told him he better get the fuck out of there and call mommy and daddy for some bail money.

hahah so it turns out the 19 year old got an MIP and a pissing in public ticket. The 15 year old got arrested and had to spend the night in jail....and his Parents have to come get him today! hahahaha.

To Top It All Off the dumb ass 19 year old was arguing with the cop trying to get out of his tickets....we were like hey stupid...take it and run....you're getting off easy. So then he calls his 21 year old brother and the dumb ass is like "ill come get you" and I was like "tell that dumb ass to stay where he is, or else he'll end up in jail too"....so I tried calling the kid a cab, but as I was ordering it up, these people he knows rolled up and said they'd take him home.

Hahahaha boy are those kids parents PROUD today.

It was just like being on an episode of COPS: Mt Pleasant!
 
     

(4 broken hearts | Break My Heart)

 
unfuckingbelievable   
02:15am 09/01/2003
 
mood: enraged
So I can't sleep....of course....and I have to be up @ 7...WONDERFUl.....so I go over to cnn.com to read some stuff before I go back to bed....and I stumble upon this story:
http://www.cnn.com/2003/US/01/08/police.kill.dog/index.html
and all I can say is how HORRIBLE an individual that officer is, and I feel so bad for that family...I hope they sue everyone they can....but I know even that won't bring their poor pup back. Fucking asshole cops.

shocking....
 
     

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fuck you Mr. AOL   
03:41pm 17/12/2002
 
mood: annoyed
I hate the fact that AIM is being a fucking bitch and won't sign me on....anyone else having this problem??

In Other News...its windy as a mofo outside and its howling and driving me nuts.

Im doin about 100 loads of laundry.

funtimes.
 
     

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