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I fell asleep to “Trivium” the album “What the Dead Men Say”
I exercised to “Foo Fighters” a collection of roughly 100 B-Sides & Rarities.
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…and why are metal & rock fans considered to be terrible people? I’m in a wheelchair & typically wearing a “Lamb of God” hoodie or a metal T-Shirt. Before my cancer I was stopped countless times for a brief conversation, & even since the same has happened as well as any aid is always offered. Even in the summer of 1999 I broke my nose at an outdoor rock music festival, a path cleared since my face was gushing blood & I was immediately directed to the First Aid tent. Nobody was fighting, I voluntarily went into the mosh pit.
Another myth to dispel! When I started playing shows live & being a front man of a bar rock band yes, I’d take a beer or 2 on stage with me. I was never intoxicated though. After a while I switched to taking 4 small water bottles on stage with me & I often was chewing gum. The day of a live show or doing a recording was a day of no milk, juice, or alcohol until after a show probably around 1:30 am or later. No I don’t any drugs or smoke anything either. Just because of the music I played has nothing to do with how I live my life. I’m not speaking for everyone, but it’s really not that common in Regina.
If I had no obligations that evening & the next day, I drank heavily. Kim’s brother-in-law & I would often split an 18 pack of beer in an evening & do it again the next night. This was before I got cancer.
In that way cancer was a serious “wake up call”. There’s rarely any alcohol in our fridge, a few craft beer once in a while. Our liquor cabinet has 3 bottles of rum, we’re out of gin at the moment & the little amount of stuff Kim has a drink of in the summer. Only one of the bottles of rum is mine. One is uber expensive rum my dad keeps here & the other is my sister-in-law’s rum of choice.
Kim lives on coffee & tea, while I hoover water all day & perhaps a can of Bubbly carbonated water later on. Little alcohol on the weekend sometimes. Even during this quarantine I don’t drink alcohol until Friday evening & Saturday evening. I don’t want to & I don’t have the time. If I have any free time, I’m probably practicing guitar…sober, ALWAYS!
My extended family pokes fun at me if I’m holding an alcoholic beverage & they can’t understand me “Chris, you’ve lost your peech!” Truth be told, I didn’t have much of it to begin with, HAHAHAHA! They have enough trouble understanding me sober. I wonder why I only drink more when they’re around??????? HAHA!
I guess I should make a correction regarding previous exercise weekly totals. The last 3 or 4 weeks I was adding wrong regarding the number of curls I do in 2 days, it’s actually 175/day, so 350 a week.
Watching the local news, our province of Saskatchewan, Canada will be gradually opening on Monday, May 4th. The first of 5 reopening phases. After the second phase happens on May 18th, it’ll be a wait & see what happens next scenario. Let’s hope for the best or we’re right back where we started.
I’m all for everyone staying in quarantine until June or even mid-July. All you’ve been hearing EVERYWHERE is “flatten the curve”, OK so why are we going to start a gradual reopening? The curve should be flatter for a weaker 2nd wave. I’m inside pretty much all of the time anyway & not many people like to visit a condo. I say better safe than sorry, what do I know though, I’m not a politician or health official. Just because the amount of new cases has leveled off for a few days isn’t really something we want. Don’t we want them to significantly decrease? Saskatchewan & other provinces begin to slowly open on May 4th, WHY? “Is everybody going crazy?”
As with every TV show I recorded “The Grammy Salute to Prince”. I was watch ing it on the weekend & realized that I don’t listen to Prince enough, & after watching the special I had forgotten how much of his stuff I love hearing. Of course Foo Fighters performed their cover of “Darling Nikki” from the “Purple Rain” album.
NOT FOR KIDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It likely wasn’t the first cassette I bought in the early 1990s, but Price’s “Diamonds & Pearls” got a TON of air time on my cassette player.
I’m not a fan of NFL football but I watched the Super Bowl halftime show in 2007 just to see Prince & he covered Foo Fighters!
Ordered in January but who knows if I’ll get it this year? I’m anxious yet I completely understand.
I’ve given What the Dead Men Say by Trivium multiple listens, I think it’s AWESOME! I’ll grab my iPod and it’s all I listen to mostly!
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