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first time in my life i keep the lights on to ease my soul

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July 4, 2007 | 10:44pm
Mood: desperate
Music: Rob Dougan - Clubbed To Death

There are few holidays that I dislike as much as the 4th of July. Valentine's Day is one of them. Halloween is another. Thanksgiving ranks up there, too.

I hate the fireworks. I hate the drunken assholes who set off firecrackers in the parking lot at 2am. I hate the atmosphere of the day: "Gosh, we're so kewl u guyz! Huzzah AmeriKKKa! Let's bomb Japan!" Something about the day really bursts my wienerschnitzel.

On a completely different note - I write outline after outline but I just can't get anywhere on the actual stories. This is really getting bad. I think I may be forced to do something drastic if this continues. Okay, here's the plan; starting tomorrow, I will go down to the basement with a pad of paper and a supply of pens and pencils and write. Oh, who am I kidding? I'll bring my laptop. No internet, no books. Just me and the paper (well, Microsoft Word) and my latest outline. I can do this. A novel by the time I return to Kirksville? No problem.

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.sara.

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from: andendquote
date: July 5, 2007 04:11am (UTC)
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have you read confederacy of dunces?

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Adam

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from: aodh
date: July 5, 2007 04:37am (UTC)
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nope... it's actually sitting right next to me, though (in my "books to read" stack). why?

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ms

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from: lala_luvyou
date: July 5, 2007 07:54pm (UTC)
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read that book! it's great..toooo funny

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