Gut reaction: I decided I needed to bring back my Skirt Report:
".... I need someone a person to talk to
Someone who'd care to love
Could it be you could it be you..." - Kiss Off - Violent Femmes
I think some things need to be told, the truth of the matter is that we aren't talking to each other, can you recall the last conversation you had without your thumbs? Have you improved you vocabulary with abbreviations? Do you have a friend that just won't text but always call you in the middle of song and dance on the highway? And it pissed you off cause all you wanted was a chance to veg out? Yeah that one. And now you wish they'd call you. And you know how ATT would waive charges on Mother's Day? Yeah that too.
So when one someone says "gimme this and gimme that" and they don't want to work for it I tend to get guarded with my poker game, not because I don't like you, it's because sometimes you can't show everyone what you got all the time.
It's The Southern Rules of Cooking:
1-never let anyone know your potato salad recipe
2-never let anyone watch you fry chicken.
Apply all this to life. I think all this techie stuff is great and I miss the days of when I was the art director at the Defoor Centre - cause at least that got me in touch with real live creative people. I was touching art, smiling at people's faces and hanging out with the ghosts there. Grumpy old soldiers but still there.
I work in a business where I don't need to be anywhere to be everywhere, the internet killed that. And there are days where it fits just fine.
SO The Weekly Skirt Report is and will always be a spring board of thoughts, places, people and things. SO here's your CD of the day:
Gary Clark, Jr.