I feel like I owe the band Muse an apology. Back when I finished up my iPod journey I didn’t really know the band very well. I had heard a song or two from them and thought they were pretty cool, but not enough to truly enjoy the rest of their catalog. But a strange and marvelous thing happened soon after.
I decided to listen to them a bit more. Their music was powerful, the vocals were strong, and the interesting song titles were alluring. That said, I soon found myself loving them. Absolution is a fantastic album with songs that blow me away. There are days that go by and I can’t get “Thoughts of a Dying Atheist” out of my head. Black Holes and Revelations is another awesome album, complete with the beautiful “Knights of Cydonia.”
So Muse, let me apologize. I’m sorry for not ranking you higher on my iPod journey (#99, #112, #268, #273). I’m sure if and when I plow through my iPod again you’ll rank higher. I don’t know what was wrong with me then for not liking you. You’re obviously very talented and make great records. Keep up the good work, fellas, and thanks for the excellent albums.
Okay, now I feel better that that’s out of my system. Now I should put up a small album of pictures taken with my new camera.
Last night I had another close call with something that could’ve been worse than what it was. I decided to grill some porkchops. I turned on the gas, flipped the switches to Pre-Heat, waited a few seconds, and hit ignite. The grill didn’t light. I tried this a few more times, then decided to close the lid and build up a little gas and light it that way. Again, nothing happened. Frustrated (and hungry), I pulled out the candle lighter and stuck it in the grill to light. I thought enough of the built-up gas had vanished. Well, the fireball that shot out of my grill and engulfed my right arm proved me wrong. I squealed and dropped the lighter, but the grill was lit! The exposed skin on my arm (my wrist and hand) had all of the hair singed off. It smelled awful and felt oddly smooth and strangely ultra-sensitive. Now, looking down at my hands I can tell one is different. If only Keisha would’ve recorded it…
That’s it for now. Got a busy day. Looking at a new project at work. Taking Keisha and Stella out tonight to look at Christmas lights. Possibly going to see Avatar tomorrow. Possibly helping Banjo & Kazooie defeat Grunty. Maybe playing some Oblivion, too, who knows. Definitely some more Warbreaker. Okay. I’m leaving now. Sorry for the weak post, but ‘tis the season. So long for now.