I don’t ever get personal on here anymore.
So here’s an update:
I am a few weeks into my winter quarter. It’s going well so far and it’s actually nice being in class every day. It has kept me busy and I’ve been feeling a lot less anxious and depressed. On Monday Caroline and I will have been together for a year. Time has flown by and I am still very excited and happy to be with her. I am hoping that she will move up here sometime soon because the distance is still hard. My brother Max and I joined a band called Honorable Mention. I’m excited to write and play music with my friends again. Daylight worship.
I started college on Monday. I’m already stressed. I just filled out my voter registration form and I’m sending it out tomorrow. I’m seriously looking into getting a job instead of just thinking about it. My life is pretty good right now. I hope Caroline can come up next week. She’s all I can really think about, and with my band breaking up I need to find some more stuff to occupy my time. Being out of high school still feels…weird.
I am not stoked on starting college tomorrow.
I don’t drive, have classes in Tacoma AND Gig Harbor, and have to bus it which is going to be a mess. I have to leave my house at 10 and not get back until 7. At least my tuition is paid for.
The other night at the Power tour kickoff show someone told me that watching my band reminds them why they play music, and that our set was the best show they have seen in a long time. This person is someone who is a lot older than anyone in this band and has been playing music a lot longer. Things like this make me feel really good about music, and bummed that Undefined is probably not going to be a band anymore. But we’ll see what happens. I don’t know where I’d be if I hadn’t started going to hardcore/punk shows. I’d be in a very different place. Undefined’s last show (at least with Sarah as our vocalist) is going to be on October 12 at The Red Room in Tacoma with Cowardice (I Am Depression record release), Code Red, Losing Skin, and Olde Ghost. Come listen to the new Cowardice jams. Seeing that band for the first time a few years ago is a big part of why I’m into hardcore music.
While Caroline and I were rubbing aloe on each other so we could sleep somewhat comfortably with our sunburns we listened to my Get Better LP that I bought a few weeks ago and hadn’t listened to yet. Then this morning she woke up before me and put on the Born Without Bones LP I got last week. It was really great and I have the best girlfriend I could ever ask for. Warped kicked my ass. I slept all day and still feel like shit. It was totally worth it though. Listening to records and watching bands is so much more enjoyable when you do it with someone you love.
My mom just asked me what we should barbecue for dinner.
My initial thought was “can you barbecue pizza?”.
I’ll be going down to Portland tomorrow to chill with Danny Leon and Flex, and see Caroline. So stoked to eat some Sizzle Pie.
I should probably go to sleep soon.
I’m excited to hang out with my buds in Last Call, and see my girlfriend later. Good night.