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17 January 2006 @ 09:08 am
the trick is to distract the brain  
Ordered tickets this weekend for Belle & Sebastian with the New Pornographers concert in March. Pretty damn exciting as they're two of my top favorites. I think one of the keys for me making it through my annual winter depression is to have something to look forward to, something to try and focus my attention on instead of self-hatred. It would be nice if writing could serve that purpose, but frankly that's the source of too much of the self-hatred. So, instead.... I will focus on thoughts of a great concert with two bands I love, on how I'm going to push my way through the crowd to get right up to the stage, and have a blast.

 
 
Listening to: Belle & Sebastian - "The Blues Are Still Blue"
 
 
 
she_thing on January 17th, 2006 02:46 pm (UTC)
oh! Where are they playing, Philly?
Diary of an Ass Monkey: amd:  green tikiassmonkeydiary on January 17th, 2006 02:53 pm (UTC)
Yup. Philly on the 3rd. DC on the 4th and 5th.
she_thing on January 17th, 2006 02:56 pm (UTC)
AAA! Must get tickets...
Diary of an Ass Monkey: amd: green grassassmonkeydiary on January 17th, 2006 04:20 pm (UTC)
Actually, make that philly on the 4th, DC on the 5th and 6th.
she_thing on January 17th, 2006 04:26 pm (UTC)
I just checked and both DC shows are sold out, I would have to go up to Philly to see them. Ponder ponder.
Pop Goes The World: doktorkosmoslucaspancake on January 17th, 2006 03:52 pm (UTC)
Is AC Newman still with The New Pornographers? Or is he all solo now? (I really love his solo album!)
Diary of an Ass Monkey: silly: albion comatoseassmonkeydiary on January 17th, 2006 04:13 pm (UTC)
Neko and Bejar are in sort of an iffy state (recording but not touring), but I believe Newman is the constant. He's even got his niece in the band now.
Queen Beeb_stung on January 17th, 2006 04:05 pm (UTC)
Try focusing all your hate on others ... been working wonders for me.
Diary of an Ass Monkeyassmonkeydiary on January 17th, 2006 04:20 pm (UTC)
Ha! Who are these "others" you speak of? I know I am reality's only occupant. You can't fool me....
poshgeordielad on January 17th, 2006 05:43 pm (UTC)
Reality
That girl is real; I have no idea about you. She reminds me of my second American girlfriend; in every physical detail. How do you do it? Apple pie and Ice Cream, I guess, but that's an ASS.
bootykid on January 18th, 2006 05:27 am (UTC)
Re: Reality
I have to agree. She looks like someone I once knew (too young for when I knew the cute miss...)
Queen Beeb_stung on January 18th, 2006 09:11 am (UTC)
Currently, I'm hating all those folks who indulge in luscious, forbidden tobacco products. Did I spell 'tobacco' correctly?
Diary of an Ass Monkey: library: Esquire (tattoo)assmonkeydiary on January 18th, 2006 02:45 pm (UTC)
Quitting the smokes, eh? Good luck. I'm trying to figure out if all the second hand smoke at your job makes that easier or much, much harder... probably the latter.
Angelina Rosefragilemadness on January 18th, 2006 06:44 am (UTC)
the girl in the picture looks so playful I just want to bite her.
Diary of an Ass Monkeyassmonkeydiary on January 18th, 2006 02:41 pm (UTC)
Bite away....