Archive for July, 2011

running away from home

we admit we have been neglectful dear readers. we have left you high and dry, but that was never our intention. we have been in a state of both perpetual and anticipatory velocity. we haven’t been around much and we haven’t been saddling ourselves with the indignities of technology during the course of our journies. we have been leaving our phones at home.

we have been purposefully difficult to reach and willfully mysterious in our comings and goings. we have been keeping odd hours and spanning area codes. we have been down the street from you and you have not known it.

needless to say, this rash of movement has all but colored 2011. thus far it has not proved to be a year for idols or idleness.

however we have come to terms with the need for stillness, even though it makes us itchy to think about.

why rest? why not rage while there still dying lights? because of the realization we had the other day that we are leaving in three weeks for a week-long road trip to the lamer states with one of our most favorite friends. it will be an adventure filled with cut off shorts, swimming holes, old friends, love, stars, frivolous bestie tattoos, and regional radio.

we return from this and glide straight into our birthdays, which tend to run on the rowdy side of life.

then off to eastern europe for two weeks to ride trains, take the thermal baths, rock and roll, see several countries and who knows what else…

from there we are home and prospecting some new places where our hats might hang. places far away. places with different time zones.

sometimes one needs the wind in their hair and to be just another face passing through just another town. however, we will try our best to keep you posted on our odysseys and oddities. we also have some shit to talk on michelle bachmann…

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