REMEMBER THIS IS JUST MY TAKE ON THINGS. I’M NOT SPEAKING FOR ANYONE ELSE!

I fell asleep to “The Pretty Reckless” the album “Light Me Up”

I exercised to “Big Wreck” all 4 studio albums on shuffle

^^I broke my nose to that last song at Edgefest, a 1 day outdoor festival in Saskatoon, only bone I’ve ever broken. I’ve cracked ribs & stretched tendons in my right knee while playing baseball, but they’ve healed..

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Since the passing of Steve Jobs, Apple has made error after error, it’s a fact, look it up! Apple stock is on a decline while Microsoft is on an incline. As you know, I don’t like the idea of streaming music, it has it’s pros & cons. The moment we signed up for Apple Music, iTunes doubled multiple files in our iTunes catalogue. Sure it’s cheap, $9.99 I think…I don’t use it, Kim does. Corey McDonald & I were talking about it a few weeks ago. He made a very good point. Saying that we’ll always have access to music, even if Apple Music & other streaming sites cease to exist. True, solid point. I view it differently.

We’ve always been able to purchase our music & be assured that it’s in our possession, now streaming music feels like renting music, to me? Yes, everything I buy music wise is from iTunes now & yes I miss being able to read the liner notes, the lyrics & thank you sections on a physical copy.

Now a country, not sure which one, has declared that burning a CD from iTunes is illegal. Now Apple sells their laptops & iMacs without a CD tray, that seems illegal to me. I haven’t put all of my CDs on my iTunes, what if I had an Apple computer? No CD drive & somewhere around 300 CDs to import? If I wanted them all on iTunes, I’d have to repurchase each album? That would be in the neighborhood of $3000? But I own them now on CD at roughly $25 each! I’ve paid for them once & now I’d have to buy them again? Sure I could go to a streaming site & get them. What if said streaming music site worked like Netflix? Netflix shows aren’t on there for life? They change their catalogue of shows on a monthly basis? So if I attain my music from a streaming site, will it be there forever. Probably & maybe not at the same time.

I also have a few CDs that are now out of print? iTunes doesn’t have them, will a streaming site? This is out of print so I’m glad I bought this on CD when I found out about it in 2001 or 2002?

I also have a few other CDs out of print & not available anywhere. I had bought some newer albums on iTunes by a group Corey got me interested in. He saw them on my iTunes & said they’re not available on Apple Music yet. I don’t want to wait for new music that isn’t available yet on a streaming site yet. I’m not saying streaming music sites are wrong, I’m saying they’re not for me. Guess who is making money on Digital music?………………….the site that provides the music, download, streaming or from a CD store. Vinyl, I have no idea? So the people actually making the product aren’t making money on any sales of their product? That seems wrong to me. It’s legal, but it doesn’t work for me. If I had the physical space, I’d be purchasing CDs or Vinyl records still. An album on iTunes costs $9.99 usually how about splitting that 3 ways? $3.33 for Apple, the label/management and the artist(s), then everyone gets an equal amount as opposed to $0.71 for the band/artist that is signed to a label? $9.99 wont kill me, maybe I’ll have to wait a few weeks because it doesn’t fit into our budget at the moment, at least I know that once I buy it, it will be there forever.

I can’t be the only person with computer access that thinks this way? Apple isn’t keeping iTunes available for just me.

In the end it doesn’t really matter how you get your music. The musicians of today are making far less than they would have 8 years ago, thank you Napster for nothing! Really, financially nothing!

Kim was going to get me a “Fit Bit” for my birthday earlier this year. I can count the sets of my workout & keep track of what I’m doing. When we go walking, she puts on her GPS on her phone. Nice gesture, but I can count.

10 best American metal bands…………..in the eyes of those at www.loudwire.com

http://loudwire.com/best-american-metal-bands/

I don’t think I’d just slap the metal label on Tool? I do like Lamb of God though!

Alter Bridge dedicate this song to the troops!!! Thank you!

From what I’ve heard Alter Bridge is set to release their 5th studio album in September. Depending if it’s early or late in September, a preorder should be available in July or August possibly. For those who don’t know Alter Bridge is made from the guitarist, original bassist, & drummer from Creed. The singer is the difference. Creed had a baritone singer, Scott Stapp. Alter Bridge has a tenor singer, Myles Kennedy. Every studio album has surpassed the previous album, for me.

Maya Rudolph & Martin Short in a variety show. It starts tonight, & I’ve got the series recording. Seems like it will be a funny show. I really like them individually! Theme song inside the link.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-jack-whites-theme-for-maya-rudolph-martin-short-variety-series-20160531

Here is a festival line up I’d attend in the USA if my passport hadn’t expired.

http://loudwire.com/avenged-sevenfold-slipknot-lead-2016-louder-than-life-festival/

I’ve been a fan of Foo Fighters since ’97 when their 2nd album was released. Big Wreck is right up there with them since I was able to see them live in ’99 when I was 19 & of age to get inside a bar. I think now I should add Tool & Alter Bridge to the top of my favourite groups. If The Watchmen were still recording new music they’d be a very close 2nd to that group along with many others, for me.

Prophets of Rage announce line up & first show!!!!!!

http://loudwire.com/prophets-of-rage-confirm-lineup-announce-first-show/

This 2nd album from progressive metal group, Third Ion, sounds like it will far surpass the success of the first album.

http://www.metalunderground.com/news/details.cfm?newsid=123781

Glastonbury festival line up & Stage times announced

http://www.nme.com/news/glastonbury/93869?utm_campaign=nme-daily-31st-may-31-05-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Other than Muse, Adele, Coldplay, & The 1975, I wouldn’t attend this festival if I could.

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GMOs. I WOULD LIKE YOUR THOUGHTS PLEASE? I’M NOT PICKING AN ARGUEMENT!

I fell asleep to “Lacuna Coil” the album “Delirium” that was released on Friday.

I exercised to “Simon & Garfunkel” I recorded the PBS airing of their “Concert in Central Park”. I heard my favourite S & G song. I also heard a song that was exclusively a Paul Simon song?

I accomplished what I wanted to, but I didn’t have the energy to do more aka I was a little disappointed. Maybe tomorrow I’ll be able to do more?

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I did not get to my exercising ASAP today. I came out to the living room at about 7:35 am & Brewster had peed in the middle of the room. Some dark clouds in this area, he gets an anxiety attack when that’s around. Great way to start the week! Clean up dog urine……….YAY!

This was all brought on by the post from Rolling Stone with Neil Young speaking out against GMOs on Stephen Colbert’s show. There was quite the discussion about this on the facebook page. I voiced my opinion & left it alone. Everybody is entitled to their own opinion. I’m not here to stir the pot!

I’m all in for GMOs in my food. I was born in January of 1980, I don’t know a world without them. Sure, I was always sick with a cold, flu, or an ear infection & then I had cancer. Did GMOs cause any of that illness? I’d likely know a majority of people who were diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer because of GMOs. I can tell you honestly that I’ve been ill with a cold or flu 5-8 times since I left the Wascana Rehabilitation Center on Thursday, July 26th 2012. Even if you grow your food in your garden, the seed has likely been modified?

The fast food franchise A & W has been advertising that their beef contains no steroids or hormones and that their chicken contains no antibiotics. Great, good for them! If any chicken or cow gets sick, I’m guessing it’s a death sentence for no reason at all then? Dairy cows & cows raised for beef are fed very different food & there is a very noticeable difference in taste. So if a cow is being raised for it’s meat & becomes sick they’ll likely kill it for no reason or if it’s young enough the farmer will fill it with medicine & send it to a dairy farm?

All of this being said, I’m not a farmer, scientist, or the smartest person in the world. In the end all I’m saying is I don’t know a world without GMOs, so I really don’t care. I’m alive & GMOs likely had nothing to do with my cancer. If all of a sudden we’re only allowed non-GMO food & it tastes different or doesn’t keep fresh for as long in the fridge or pantry, then I’ll speak out about my disappointment with whoever makes that decision.

Remember, Jenny McCarthy was against vaccinations saying they caused autism, & a TON of people agreed with what she said & were later told she was wrong. Nobody thought to check with their family doctor because a celebrity said it? I hope people speak with a farmer or scientist on the GMO issue & not just slough it off saying “Well Neil Young says they’re bad, I’ll go with that”. I think he said 38 countries have banned the use of GMOs? That’s a fairly small fraction of countries in the world?

This is just me backing my opinion aka I don’t know any better, but I’m going with this. It’s 1:43:01 but watch it, & please tell me what you think of it? I can respect your opinion & I wont be throwing around any names! Someone disagreed with me on the Rolling Stone facebook page & called me a name so I replied with “Calm down. You have your opinion & I have mine. They’re different & that’s OK with me. Calling me “Thick” wont solve anything” & I’ll likely never hear from whoever it was again. I would just like some feedback on any topic on this site? Everything on here is meant to be interactive. Comment on Facebook or on the website, however you like?

It was another weekend of music for me when Kim was out shopping or when she was here I’d put on something we’d both enjoy.

Halestorm, Ben Harper, Jack Johnson, Tremonti, & some other stuff.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Bono of U2 joins Bruce Springsteen on stage in Dublin

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-bruce-springsteen-bono-perform-because-the-night-in-dublin-20160529#ixzz4A5uI7MB9

Questlove on Prince being the pioneer for Hip-Hop music.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/questlove-pens-list-explaining-why-prince-was-hip-hop-pioneer-20160530#ixzz4A9jK6wJU

Soundgarden shared this song from the album “King Animal”

Facebook is still not as busy as it was last year. The afternoons are really quiet. I write the first few paragraphs regarding the topic ASAP, if something comes to mind. I also “…begin…” grabbing some news for the next day’s post.

Members of Disturbed & Sixx AM join on stage. LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://loudwire.com/sixx-a-m-members-disturbed-rocklahoma-2016-u2-the-who-covers/

I don’t like the covers Disturbed does. I was a fan of Disturbed in my early 20s, not now though.

Pearl Jam doing covers, I’m good with that.

I like getting up early so I can get stuff done & out of the way so I don’t have to squeeze it in later or have it on my mind. Especially when my exercise mat is judging me from a distance. I weighed myself the other day, I’m still at 240 but my belly is getting smaller than I thought it was. I’m assuming I’m heavy from muscle gain? I don’t look obese at all. Only when I’m sitting down. I weighed myself by using my transfer pole for balance only, my hands were open at the time. The photo of me playing guitar in a white T-Shirt with my brother was taken before I knew I had cancer, I’m roughly 265.

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WEEKEND UPDATE

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Lazy, lazy weekend. I watched the 3 game series between The Boston Red Sox and The Toronto Blue Jays, 2W-1L isn’t bad at all. Sort of figured that was going to happen just looking at who the Starting pitcher would be for each game? Stayed up too late last night watching the Kurt Cobain documentary “Montage of Heck”. Got up too early since Hannah and Jolene were picking up Kim this morning for Kim to see Hanna’s gymnastics & Hannah wanted to see Brewster & I. I think I’ll have a nap shortly.

Chad Smith, drummer for Red Hot Chili Peppers, & Jack Johnson

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-chad-smith-jack-johnson-cover-sly-stone-with-kids-20160527

Improvised a bit, Ian Fletcher Thornley & guests live.

Lacuna Coil album review.

http://loudwire.com/lacuna-coil-delirium-album-review/

Another Podcast interview with Mark Tremonti

http://zpnetwork.com/mark-tremonti/

Metallica fans, here’s an update on the new album from Lars Ulrich

http://loudwire.com/lars-ulrich-new-metallica-album-done-summer/

Billy Joel supports Donald Trump? I think he was joking, since he played at a fundraiser for current President Barack Obama?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/billy-joel-donald-trumps-campaign-very-entertaining-20160528#ixzz49z3PVHTE

25 years ago “The Smashing Pumpkins” released “Gish”,

16 years ago “Iron Maiden” released “Brave New World”

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. I’m really sick of this campaign…………………like last year by the beginning of November.

Loudwire list.

http://loudwire.com/top-100-hard-rock-metal-albums-21st-century/

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EXERCISE WEEKLY TOTAL & CANCER TALK, ALONG WITH POP CULTURE

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I fell asleep to – The new “Lacuna Coil” album “Delirium” that was released last night. Female fronted metal group from Italy. The Entire album.

Then I fell asleep half way through the new “Rob Zombie” album “The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser”

LANGUAGE & EXPLICIT IMAGERY!!!!!!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csUf0MAUIs4

I exercised to “The 1975” the album “I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it”

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Exercise total for the week. Remember this was a 4 day week for me Monday was a holiday; 6000 crunches, 420 leg lifts, & 240 squats.

I exercise my core muscles mostly. When I do my leg lifts on my back the entire point of that exercise is to keep my abdominal muscles flexed while slowly lifting & resting my legs as well as breathing throughout the routine. I always count in pairs doing my leg lifts on my hands & knees or on my back. 1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 3 etc. So when I say I’ve done x number of leg lifts, that’s the amount on both legs. On my hands & knees, every muscle kicks in, my abdominal muscles, my arms, my legs, my shoulders, etc. I’m at pretty much 60 squats, 1500 crunches, 100 leg lifts, 5 days a week unless there’s a vacation day or “holiday”. Next week I want to add sets of 20 push ups to the mix again, I know I can do at least 20 a day, so I’ll see how I feel after that?

I’ve combined my love of music with my stage 4 cancer survivor story. If you read this at all Fridays are the blogs with the most talk about cancer. If you prefer the music chat it’s here too. I don’t expect anyone to open each link, it’s there if you’re interested. This is also meant to be interactive, let me know what you like, what you don’t like, what you’d like to see more of on the blog or suggest an exercise I should try?

Power went out yesterday just before Kim got home & of course Brewster freaked out 2-3 hours of him panting & shaking at the front door. I just held him at the door & tried to keep his mouth closed so he couldn’t pant.

Thursday’s episode of “Netflix & Chill”

Sorry it was “Lacuna Coil” album “Delirium” that was released last night. A little heavier than I had anticipated. Still good though, at least with one listen thus far.

Roadies TV series?

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-second-trailer-for-cameron-crowes-roadies-series-20160526

Super group “Gone is Gone” video. Members of Mastodon, Queens of the Stone Age, & At the Drive in

http://loudwire.com/gone-is-gone-starlight-video-2016-tour-dates/

Maynard James Keenan, singer of Tool, A Perfect Circle, & Puscifer, talks about Puscifer shows ahead

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/puscifer-interview-with-maynard-james-keenan-the-live-show-is-a-modern-blend-of-saturday-night-live-a7052126.html

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Neil Young’s take on GMO corn with Stephen Colbert.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-neil-young-face-off-against-gmo-corn-on-colbert-20160527

David Schwimmer & Rebel Wilson on the James Corden show.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-david-schwimmer-rebel-wilson-rap-battle-james-corden-20160527

Weird Al denied by Paul McCartney

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/flashback-weird-als-rejected-wings-parody-chicken-pot-pie-20160526

Sebastian Bach on Skid Row & Guns n’ Roses

http://loudwire.com/sebastian-bach-potential-skid-row-reunion-performing-guns-n-roses-gilmore-girls/

Good news for the band “Scream”, Dave Grohl’s pre Nirvana band.

http://loudwire.com/dave-grohl-pre-nirvana-band-scream-fumble-album-reissue/

This album ^^ is now on iTunes.

Collective Soul shared it…………….

David Spade & Adam Sandler on Conan, remembering Chris Farley. Video inside the link.

http://teamcoco.com/video/adam-sandler-chris-farley-david-spade?playlist=x%3BeyJ0eXBlIjoibGlzdCIsImlkIjoiMiJ9

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BASEBALL GAME TODAY aka I’LL BE OUT OF HERE EARLY

I fell asleep to “Room 333” the entire album “Red Dragon” followed by half of “Tegan & Sara” the album “Heartthrob”

I exercised to “Chevelle” all 8 on shuffle for a bit then “Chromeo” the album “White Woman”

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Who gets to take an afternoon off to be at a baseball game at 4:00 pm eastern time in N.Y.? It baffles me that they have a decent crowd for games at that time?

So I was watching “The Ellen Degeneres Show” while she interviewed Hillary Clinton. They’re both tired of the campaign, who isn’t? At least when it’s all said & done they get to vote. As Canadians we just get to watch the 3 ring circus called Donald Trump until, hopefully November. If he gets elected I’ll be EXTREMELY worried! Face it, nobody gives a hoot about Canada, we’re pretty much known as that cold country above the USA. I don’t really follow politics at all, & I don’t vote. I’m not telling you who to vote for, I’m saying I’d vote for Hillary Clinton ASAP! If Trump is elected, I’ll suggest to Justin Trudeau that Canada should build a wall at our southern border & make the USA pay for it? Remember Trump, you’re “…really rich…”

Ronnie James Dio released “Holy Diver” 33 years ago Wednesday.

http://loudwire.com/dio-holy-diver-anniversary/

Third Ion album teaser for their 2nd album

Green Day albums ranked

http://loudwire.com/green-day-albums-ranked/

I do like “Uno” which is ranked among the worst albums. Music is VERY subjective. To each their own!

Pretty good despite the lack of a 2nd guitar!

At midnight eastern time tonight the new “Tegan and Sara” album “Boyfriend” will be available for download on iTunes.

In Flames shared it……

Tremonti’s on the road

“Landed in Frankfurt! I have no idea how the crew is going to fit all of our gear into this tiny trailer, hope they are good at Tetris!”

Let’s see what the kid thinks of “Dust”

For what it’s worth I prefer “Cauterize” over “Dust” both are really good though, if you’re into this type of music.

Well, look at that another article, Q & A, with Mark Tremonti?? Who’d have thought.

http://www.headbangerslifestyle.com/interviews/397/tremonti-qa-with-mark-tremonti

Cross walk musical with James Corden “The Lion King”

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/see-seth-rogen-rose-byrne-stage-the-lion-king-on-corden-20160526

Chris Cornell celebrates 25 year anniversary of “Temple of the Dog”. FANTASTIC album!!!!!!

http://loudwire.com/chris-cornell-celebrates-return-temple-of-the-dog-masters/

New band alert, well I’ve never heard of them? “Stitched up Heart” borderline metal if you like “Halestorm” and/or “The Pretty Reckless”, this is worth checking out. First full length album available for preorder on iTunes. Release date of June 17. There is also a single & a 3 song EP on iTunes available now.

http://loudwire.com/stitched-up-heart-monster-video/

I went to iTunes to preorder this album. We now have an “Apple Music” account & now iTunes is screwed up again. I search for something I’ve bought in “My Music” & it takes me to the “Apple Music” site? How I wish Steve Jobs was still alive!

Oh, Jimmy Fallon with Adam Sandler.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-adam-sandler-jimmy-fallon-honor-troops-with-garth-brooks-parody-20160526

Halestorm shared it…..

AC/DC likes what Axl Rose is doing, while fronting the band in Europe.

http://loudwire.com/angus-young-axl-rose-ac-dc-doing-very-well/

Anyone interested in some “Tremonti” “Cauterize” merchandise? Get it now! They’re clearing out the warehouse.

http://www.lo-fi-merchandise.com/tremonti/79109,l-en.html

Dave Grohl’s group “Scream” before he joined Nirvana is on iTunes. ThisI album is only available on this site. iTunes has other albums.

http://www.dischord.com/release/083/fumble

I love me some Stevie Wonder, especially this song!!!

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MAYBE YOU SHOULD TELL ME I CAN’T DO IT?

I fell asleep to “Tom Petty (& The Heartbreakers)” the Greatest Hits album. It came as “Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers” & I added a few Tom Petty songs to it.

I exercised to “Soundgarden” the entire album “Superunkown” then about half of the album “Down on the Upside”

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Maybe you should tell me I can’t do it? Yesterday I was frustrated, today is a different world. Someone telling me I can’t do this or that, makes me want to prove to whoever it is that they’re wrong! My exercises are difficult & do take up a large portion of my day (1 ½ or 2 ½ hours). It depends on what exercises I’m doing that day?

Things are definitely improving as far as my workouts go. I’m getting faster at doing them, which means I’ll likely add another exercise doing 4 things a day instead of 3 next week or the week after. I was up to 17 therapy sessions a week in the WRC. I’m confident that I can at least try doing 4 exercises a day for a total of 20 a week. Right now I’m only at 15 a week, so I don’t think 20 is out of the question?

Blake Shelton tries Sushi for the first time with Jimmy Fallon.

I’m ready October!!!!

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/entertainment/music/i-mother-earth-reunites-in-city-oct-6-380675181.html

ALL FROM THE SAME ALBUM RELEASED IN 1996! THE ENTIRE ALBUM WILL BE PLAYED LIVE + OTHER STUFF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

30 years ago AC/DC released “Who Made Who”

http://loudwire.com/acdc-who-made-who-anniversary/

I’m not a music snob in any way. If you like something that I don’t, it’s fine by me & I’m glad you’ve found something you like!

Corey Taylor, of Slipknot, responds to Rob Zombie’s comments regarding Slipknot. Gracious, positive comments & a positive response.

http://loudwire.com/slipknot-corey-taylor-rob-zombies-rock-star-comments/

Something the police do other than arresting people. Thank you to any & every law enforcement agency. You’re doing a thankless job in order to keep others safe!

http://www.today.com/parents/police-officer-helping-teen-autism-becomes-viral-photo-t93196

I can’t believe this copyright trial is still going on from it’s beginning in 2014?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/led-zeppelin-spirit-lawyer-trying-to-taint-the-jury-pool-20160524 LANGUAGE!!!!

Opeth has summer tour dates but most of them are in Europe.

http://www.opeth.com/tour-dates

I like Pink

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-pinks-brooding-cover-of-jefferson-airplanes-white-rabbit-20160525

Hillary Clinton on Ellen Degeneres later today. Video inside the link.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hillary-clinton-on-beyonces-lemonade-its-great-20160525

40 bad rock tattoos

http://loudwire.com/worst-rock-tattoos-of-all-time/?fb4

I like the “Black Sabbaht” tattoo. Hahahahahahaha! That’s there for the rest of your life! Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!

12 years ago Slipknot released the only album I have of theirs & never listen to it?

http://loudwire.com/slipknot-vol-3-the-subliminal-verses-anniversary/

I’ve been listening to “The Odds” quite a bit also, when I’m doing stuff around the house.

A little Billy Gibbons, ZZ Top, news for you!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-billy-gibbons-jam-zz-top-hits-with-frankie-ballard-orianthi-20160525

I totally agree Joe Walsh, Eagles’ guitarist.

http://joewalsh.com/news/275743

“I wanna listen to Foghat”

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INDEPENDENCE . I’M NOT MAD OR ANGRY, I’M FRUSTRATED!

I fell asleep to “The Pretty Reckless” the album “Going to Hell” LANGUAGE!!!

I exercised to “Big Wreck” 4 studio albums, a live EP, & a concert I downloaded for free of them playing 21 songs from the first 2 albums with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. You can’t buy that anywhere.

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Monday night I saw the Batman vs. Superman movie. That was a big/loud response from the DC comics franchise to the Marvel comics franchise. For me Batman vs. Superman was hands down better than any Marvel movie & the Marvel movies are really good as well! If you’re on the fence about seeing this movie, get over it & see it! I went in with high expectations & the movie surpassed my expectations! REALLY amazing!

I exercise like mad so I can be more independent. At this point I’m confident I can do more than people think. When I first left the rehabilitation center, I was extremely weak. Our dinner plates were even too heavy for me to lift one of them. Now when I unload the dish washer I grab 3 of them to put away.

I don’t want to be a burden for anyone. I asked Kim for a ride to the movie theater since she had told me she didn’t want to see that movie. All I heard in response was “No, nobody is going to do that.”. She was afraid something might happen to me, because she loves me & I don’t have a cell phone. OK, why do I need a cell phone to be more independent? There was a time before when payphones didn’t even exist, what did those people do? “All my life” I’ve been told I can do anything I want/need to if I put my mind to it. Now so many people, not just my fantastic worrisome wife, are saying “Whoa, you can’t do that?!” Why? Trust me, if I say I can’t or can do it, there’s probably a reason that I’d say that. “Really? 8 or 9 years ago I’d be fine, but now that I’m physically disabled I can’t?” Holy mixed messages Batman! I’ve listened to suggestions from others & that’s great! I’ve chosen to do some & to let the other ones sit & wait.

What’s the point of me busting my butt 5 days a week if I’m being told I can’t do something? How will I learn what I can & can’t do? I learn by failing & trying something different the next time. I’ve been to that movie theater 100s of times in the last 20 years, I know it & I now how to manage myself there, able or disabled. A phone is going to save my life? Since when? I don’t have spider man senses that alert me if something bad is going to happen? Let me fail so I can learn how to succeed! If I say “Hey, I think I can do this?” Let me try, if I can’t do it, I’ll ask for help? I want to be more independent, but now everyone tells me I can’t, but from February 5th 2008 to July 26th 2012 I could do anything. How about for once I’ll tell you what I can or can’t do???

I know me & my limitations. Nobody else does, not even Kim. Thanks Kim, I know you didn’t want to see it, but thank you for taking me. I LOVE YOU!!! MORE THAN YOU’LL EVER KNOW!!!!

I took the rest of my frustration to my exercise & the numbers went up; 1500 crunches, 100 leg lifts, & 60 squats. Yes I’m sore, out of breath, sweaty, & tired. Am I not living up to anyone’s expectations, I don’t know? It sure feels like I’m not! I could sit on the couch all day, just whining & complaining, but that wont fix anything or I could exercise like a mad man & get better. I’m 36 years old, please stop treating me like a child? I’ve listen to everybody for too long. I’ll deal with this cancer $#@$%^$@ “my way”! Please don’t hold me back? What’s the worst that could happen? DEATH! Good grief, the doctors told everyone I would die February 5th, 2008, & they were wrong. I’m here and some people don’t approve of what I’m doing, so I change it, now these other people aren’t happy with what I’m doing to fix this situation. OK, I can’t make everyone happy all of the time. How about I focus on making myself, Kim, our family & close friends happy? Is that OK? “I’ve got to sink before I swim”!

I know this is all out of love & I do appreciate the concern from everyone, but I’ve got this.

I’m not really a fan of award shows, mostly because I have a 2% chance of knowing who the people are since many of them aren’t what I listen to. Video inside the link.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/justin-bieber-slams-fake-awards-shows-20160523

Why is this such a big deal? Transgender, lesbian, gay, bisexual, straight, black, white, brown, male or female these are all real people? It seems to be the “in” thing at the moment to be against someone who is not of the same race, religion or sexuality. Why?

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/why-hillary-clintons-church-is-facing-a-major-lgbt-schism-20160523

Noel Gallagher news on solo album, most known as the guitarist in Oasis.

http://www.nme.com/news/noel-gallagher/93748?utm_campaign=nme-daily-24th-may-24-05-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Yet another article with Mark Tremonti.

http://australianhysteria.com.au/tremonti-from-dust-til-dawn/

Jimmy Fallon, Jennifer Lawrence, & John Oliver play “True Confessions” on the Tonight Show.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-jennifer-lawrence-john-oliver-play-true-confessions-with-jimmy-fallon-20160524

James Corden, Carpool karaoke with director J.J. Abrams

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-chewbacca-mom-carpool-with-j-j-abrams-james-corden-20160524

Gord Downie, singer for Canadian rock musicians “The Tragically Hip”, has terminal brain cancer.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/tragically-hip-singer-gord-downie-diagnosed-with-terminal-brain-cancer-20160524

Remember him for what he has done, not how he died. Mourn his passing for as long as you need. Then look at what he’s left for all of us.

Radiohead perform 2 older songs live. They haven’t played these songs live since 2009!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-radiohead-play-creep-live-for-first-time-in-seven-years-20160523#ixzz49WnrRpfK LANGUAGE IN THE VIDEO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wait, WHAT??? Pantera’s song “Walk” covered in the style of a reggae song?

http://loudwire.com/pantera-walk-reggae-mash-up-andy-rehfeldt/

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Bye,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres