everybody’s working for the weekend…

i’m broke. you know why? ’cause i just got paid. and without working games or shows or any kind of overtime i can’t survive on what i make. but it’s not like i took a shitload of holiday time off. i took a half-day’s worth of vacation time for xmas eve, and then another full day on xmas. that was it. no mas. and when i drove into work on thursday, it was dead as hell on the streets (except by the mall) and i asked everybody why. the response.
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holly daze (not just a girl who used to blow me for pot in college)

and, here we are. the king of all down times of the year, in SO many ways…the holidays. xmas. chanukah. quanza. a time where everyone is all about being happy and being together and celebrating the end of another year of making it through the hard times and celebrating the good times and just surviving the whole time. a time to rejoice, bask in the opulence of your surroundings, cuddle up with that special someone, and think of what might be…
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my people

the subject line today is courtesy of our good ol’ buddy kramer. “my people”. kramer used to live in east austin, so whenever he and i would wander over to one of the poorer sections of the east riverside area, he would refer to it as “his people”. no longer living in that area, and not being latin, as many of the people he would refer to as “his people” would be, i never quite understood how they were “his” people. but such is the mind of an astrologer, i suppose. maybe there was just a high degree of sagittarius folks in the crowd.
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