Monday, October 4, 2010

It's October

Holy fucking shit it's October. Did you think we would ever make it to October? Me neither. Let's talk about it.

So, September was a shitty month. It was shittier than February, which was shitty, and also confusing because because it's the shortest month of the year. Clearly, this plan sucks and should be scraped, it was written from the vantage point of being happy, sometimes I feel like happy people never really "get it", but also sad people are like "wah I'm so misunderstood", so like, whatever. Basically people are confusing, life is a roller coaster, etc. I was happy once, and I'll be happy again. Right now is just a sad time where I want to break things and am moody and angsty a lot. You'll be happy again too, I promise.

But also I didn't really do any of the things I recommended to myself, so maybe the plan does work. BUT ALSO if you're happy it's easy to miss that some of those things are not possible, like did I really think I wasn't going to listen to Bright Eyes? So, I should just shut up. Anyways.

You guys have all been really nice to me and someone even made me a mixtape full of spanish/mexican/latin american songs (I can't tell the difference) and it's kind of AWESOME, which made me want to make a mixtape for October, which I will do and then release it on the interwebs for you to download if you so desire.

Speaking of music, today is Monday, let's listen to a song. Together. As a family.

This is my favourite song from The New Pornographer's 2007 album Challengers and for some reason I've been listening to the album a lot recently.

These adventures in solitude never done.

We thought we lost you. Welcome back.

I've also had a lot of Stephen Dunn lines running through my head:

from "Corners": the places we retreat to, the places we can't bear to be found.

from "Loves": making a temporary sense of the senseless, choreful day.

here is where loveliness can live with failure, and nothing's complete.
i love how we go on.

Fuck September. Here's to October.


Anonymous said...

"Right now is just a sad time where I want to break things and am moody and angsty a lot. You'll be happy again too, I promise. "

its like reading about my own shitty September.... at least it's over now . So like you said "Here's to October" .

Anonymous said...

I had a summer that was pretty similar to your September, but it got better... It gets better.

Diana said...

Since I've discovered so much awesome music because of you I thought I would try to return the favor. Here is a random sample of some of my favorite spanish songs. I'm going to go ahead and apologize ahead of time if they aren't really your cup of tea, but I hope you'll enjoy at least one of them.
Oye Mi Amor-Mana
Quien como tu-Ana Gabriel
A dios le pido- Juanes
Directo al corazon-Pepe aguilar
Rosa Pastel-Belanova
Cuando me enamoro-Enrique Iglesias
La Bamba-Los Lobos

Anonymous said...

september was most definitely a shit month. october is fun... long weekend, halloween (which means rocky horror), the leaves change. hopefully it's getting better for you. good luck.

saint modesto said...

hi. you guys are the best. seriously.