For the first time in a really long time, I finally believe that I'm on the right track. More to come soon.
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Friday, September 8, 2017
Damn. That was a hell of a storm. Worst hurricane that I've ever experienced in my 35 years on this planet.
According to NASA scientists, Houston received so much rain that the whole city sank 2 cm. Let that sink in (pun intended).
So with all the water, it's obviously fucked quite a few things up around the city.
UH's first game with UTSA was cancelled. Several roads around the city are still closed, and traffic is terrible. Luckily, I am fortunate enough that I can work from home so I did that this week. My normal commute of 20 minutes got stretched to an hour and a half on Tuesday.
My parents are fortunate that they didn't receive too much damage from the storm. They do have a small roof leak but that's it. Several other Houstonians were not as fortunate.
The one thing that's made me smile and warm my heart through this whole endeavor is the generosity of people. My faith in humanity has been restored.
All of us may be divided politically but deep down, we're all Americans and good people looking out for our fellow neighbors.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Right now I am relaxing at my Aunt's house in Pennsylvania and I thought I'd give some attention to my blog since it hasn't been updated in awhile.
Recently I shared that I had some big news to report but I never got to it.
I've finally gotten of my lazy ass and at least made an effort to date again. One thing I've realized is that it doesn't matter how old you get, dating is never easy. Especially now with all these apps and websites like Tinder, Match, etc. So far nothing really concrete has developed. One girl I currently feel like she's more if a friend than someone I would like to get romantically involved with, the other girl I just went on 1 date with her and just didn't feel a connection.
I've been getting much better on my acoustic guitar which I am very happy with. I can play along to 3 songs now and am able to switch chords on time to the beat which is awesome. I'm currently trying to learn power chords and some Nirvana songs. My goal is to get comfortable with the acoustic first before I switch to my electric.
The Astros have the best record in baseball. That last sentence is something I never thought I would type. Looking back at those 100+ loss seasons, it seemed so hopeless. I trusted in Jeff Luhnow to rebuild the team though and he has come through tremendously. I have such high hopes for this team. They are very fun to watch.
I hope that everyone out there has a fun and relaxing holiday. Take care friends.
Friday, May 19, 2017
These were the first thoughts that I had yesterday morning. Chris Cornell, the lead singer of Audioslave and Soundgarden has died. I discovered Soundgarden later than usual for some odd reason. I listened to Nirvana, STP, Alice in Chains, and Pearl Jam but somehow Soundgarden slipped my mind. I first started listening to them in college in the early 2000s. At this time Audioslave was big. Chris had such a soulful voice. In my opinion, him and Layne Staley were the best frontmen of the 90s grunge bands with Kurt Cobain a close 3rd. Chris Cornell was the very definition of a rock star. I can still remember the Stone Temple Pilots Reunion tour that I went to and the reaction he got when he stepped out on stage to join Scott Weiland. I don't remember what song he sang with him but does it matter? This guy was bigger than life.
I felt terrible all day yesterday and still feel bad today. I'm not too proud to admit that I cried a little yesterday on hearing the news. His music was a big part of my life and still continues to be. My prayers are with his family and friends during this tough time.
We've been losing too many great musicians lately. Atleast a small part of him will always live on in his music. God speed Chirs. May you rest in peace in the Superunknown.