Señor Grumblecakes (jervo) wrote,
Señor Grumblecakes
jervo

1. The Poetry of D.H. Rumsfeld.

The Unknown

As we know,
There are known knowns.
There are things we know we know.
We also know
There are known unknowns.
That is to say
We know there are some things
We do not know.
But there are also unknown unknowns,
The ones we don't know
We don't know.

—Feb. 12, 2002, Department of Defense news briefing

2. [censored bit about changes at work]

3. [censored bit about how, even though work sucks, i sorta have to do everything i can in order to keep this job, because the job market in NYC is god-awful, and this job is about as high-paying as i could get with my limited marketable skills, and so how this fear of unemployment and financial broke-ness is preventing me from pursuing some of the more intriguing and major-label audition posts on craigslist - implying, of course, that i would get those gigs, even though i probably wouldn't]

4. I started reading "Franny and Zooey" the other day; I'd probably finish it in an hour, if I actually gave it the time.

5. The Postal Service's "Give Up" is starting to grow on me, and I'm starting to get excited about recording again, especially with my new toy in tow.

Today, by the way, is my one-year anniversary at this job. It is also my little brother's 21st birthday. Both of those freak me out, although the latter is freaking me out to a much greater degree. How the fuck did that little kid get to be 21?!!!
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