As usual May 13th will be a culmination of another year around the sun for me. Always a time of some unforseen but inevitable convergence of events and timing.
25 years old. I made it here. Is it not time for reflection?
These are Astral Weeks, slipping through the slipstream -- from the viaducts to your dreams.
Marissa and I are getting married on June 11, 2005. We've been planning this for awhile now, and it is certainly going to be an event of its kind. I've never been one to amass a large group of friends and the like, most of my relationships with blue morning people are fleeting, rarely rising above a certain level. But I have some good friends coming to this wedding. The few that I've known for years, though haven't seen in quite some time.
I have an oldest brother coming, whom I haven't seen in a number of years... late 90s some time. He has kids I've never seen and I don't know their names. But he is coming. My poor mother living near Arcata, CA is coming.
The wedding: Van Morrison sets the mood, for that down home cosmic by chance meeting love... it was certainly a deliciously cosmic night that we fell in love together down in San Francisco, CA. I still remember the fog in the air, the acid in my brains, and the world expanding.
Love's not overrated. It's there when you need it most, when you don't know what it is, what you are missing. It makes things right in the world for a moment, a lifetime. Same thing.
I was 18 when I met Marissa. 18! I can't believe it anymore. I grew up with her in many respects, I know that there are core personality structures in me now that weren't there before, structures that both she and I programmed.
Speaking of programming, another unit of my convergence is that I have a phone interview with Amazon.com tomorrow. I'm a Perl programmer. I love Perl. I'm nervous because even though I know they have my resume and cover letter that basically say as much as "while I've worked with C++ and Java, I'm most comfortable in Perl. I am not a computer science major. I studied Creative Writing and Liberal Studies which mean I dabbled in a little bit of everything under the sun. Hope it goes well.
Anyway, it's again been a long time since I've made any writeup around here besides the occaisonal daylog. That probably won't change anytime soon. I'm a happy boy though. May 13th rocks.