i learned going back home to ohio can be enjoyable… seriously, my joy was infinitely enabled.
i learned if i really applied myself, practiced regularly, and had a pint of double mountain vaporizer at my feet, i could get to stage 36 on the stand-up galaga arcade game at slingshot on foster.
i learned that honest-to-god chamber music is alive and well in laurelhurst.
i learned the 1980 movie “9 to 5” is really worth watching again.
i learned that perhaps pok pok and pix are the perfect pair.
i learned it was foolish to walk into biketobeerfest expecting to have “just one pint.”
i learned that me and my husband are really attached to our chickens.
i learned philip glass is a lot like Beethoven with all lines of melody removed.
i learned that, despite standing in a smoky campfire during a windy thunder/hail storm along the shores of indigo lake at the base of sawtooth mountain, mosquitoes can still be grade-a motherfuckers.
i learned one can remove a ganglion cyst by smashing it with a very large book.
i learned reading jack kerouac in your thirties is still a great time.
i learned that even though i vowed to set my radio to 89.1 for the entire summer (especially for divaville wednesday nights), i couldn’t always keep my hand from crankin’ up the dial a few notches to 89.9.
i learned i just won’t be satisfied until i own a concertina.
i learned north cascades is a national park you can have all to yourself for 75 hours.
i learned it is smokin’ fun to crank up a piece of classical music and air conduct in my living room.