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06/18/10 09:01 - 78.ºF - ID#51954

driving in Ireland

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06/17/10 10:23 - 63.ºF - ID#51940



I know, I know. We can catch up though!

guess what I went to Ireland this spring:


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09/29/09 09:23 - 53ºF - ID#49885

monthly post

I should at least have a monthly post. That wouldn't be so bad.

A guy I worked with a few years ago called me yesterday and sort of offered me a job that sounds interesting. In Buffalo.

Its still too early to tell whats going on but the idea of moving to Buffalo has me "shitting my load" as my Karnatakan friend would say.

Anyways, picture width test:

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08/06/09 07:44 - 72ºF - ID#49474

August nights?

advacado & peanut butter on the wholest wheat possible. Also put some black bean dip and some of that crazy hot sauce.

Then go drink old fashioneds & listen to jazz. -+-
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07/08/09 09:54 - 66ºF - ID#49239

I am Jim Amchower

Hola Amigos, its been a while since I rapped at ya!


comparing the price of various nuts at local dry goods shop:



blurry image of a Three-Wheeled Euro(?!)-Vehicle:


impromptu jam-off at Buffalo Thursday at/in The Square on 02June:



These guys were jamming/dancing/air-bassing at the north/house-right end of the stage.
They were pretty into it and would pose out to the part of the crowd that was yelling the loudest.

The hula girl had on uggs and/or some other brand of furry boot and it seemed to me that it was one of the nastiest displays possible.
To her tribute, a poem:
in the rainy drizzle, grimy with sweat, twirling some horrible hoop. Stank feet, thighs. Jam out with your clam out.
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07/01/09 11:21 - 66ºF - ID#49146 pmobl


holy toledo, I am way remiss in postings estrip.
I am drunk and sorry abot that and I miss the whole stinking lot of you.

I am in washington dc tonight but I am expecting to find myself in wonderful buffalo ny tomoeeow night for some TAT actiones.

I will be happier than a goat eating cans if I run into anyone tommorow. otherwise I will just post more often then every 4 months
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03/23/09 09:36 - 31ºF - ID#48174


I saw this band that was a bunch of music school kids.
They had Four [4] trombones and their bass was a sousaphone.
If someone had described this to me I don't think I would have been into them but it was actually awesome.
They opened with a spinal tap song and I knew it was the real deal

I danced like James Brown. I tried to buy them all drinks but the bartender wouldn't take any money and ended up giving me drinks the rest of the night until well past closing time.

It was magical
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03/20/09 12:28 - 32ºF - ID#48130


I was in Washington DC to see the Pogues this week and on the drive back home I stopped in Centralia, PA

Centralia is was a coal town in the PA mountains. One of the coal seams caught fire and has burning ever since. According to the internet, nobody really cared too much untill a kid fell in a sinkhole in his backyard and somebody threw a thermometer into the underground tanks at the gas station and it was 180+°

Anyways reading the Wikipedia article is probably better than driving to that damn place.
I didn't really see any smoke or sinkholes or zombies. Instead, there was a scheisser-lload of trash and junk. The place was a lot smaller than I expected. In fact it was less deserted than I thought: people were driving through to get to their other tiny mountain towns.

To get an idea of the size: An area bounded by Bryant, Richmond, Allen & Main Sts in buffalo


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01/13/09 09:30 - 16ºF - ID#47398


Not going to Buffalo for NE was a stupid thing to do. It probably rivals burning myself with an iron* for dumbest moment of 2008.

It was good to see everyone in DC, but fuuuuck that party looked good in Buff.

Remember that warm Saturday after Christmas?
My friend Mat and I were doing some scoping and we ended up inside this chimney in Rochester:


There was a white chimney inside the outer red chimney.
It was at least 60°F outside but inside the chimneys it was cold and as you could see sparkly frost as you looked up it with yer flashlight.

Anyways, no pictures, cause we left a camera in the car, along with hardhats.

You know I had a third item but I can't remember what it was.

  • Ironing a shirt you're wearing is ok, but you really need to stay away from the steam button.

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12/25/08 06:46 - 27ºF - ID#47186


Dear Estrip:

I love you and I love this wine. Like this wine, I have no idea what varietal you are or what soil you've grown in. I just like the way you "pair" with stuff.

Like this wine, you are always good for conversation or a hearty laugh.

Anyways, I babble to much. We'll hang out again soon.


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