Sunday, August 14, 2011

Photo of the Day - 8.14.11

Pickin' one from the favorites bin.....this girl is getting two dermal collar piercings- pleasure or pain?

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Photo of the Day - 8.14.11
Pleasure or pain?

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Photo of the Day - 8.14.11

Pickin' one from the favorites bin.....this girl is getting two dermal collar piercings- pleasure or pain?

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Picture of the Day - 6.8.11

Happy Birthday To Me!

Random Sex Doll in a Dick's Parking Lot. Ironic- I know.

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Picture of the Day - 6.8.11

Happy Birthday To Me!

Random Sex Doll in a Dick's Parking Lot. Ironic- I know.

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Picture of the Day - 6.8.11

Happy Birthday To Me!

Random Sex Doll in a Dick's Parking Lot. Ironic- I know.

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Sunday, June 5, 2011

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Picture of the Day:
Does anyone else think this looks cool? Please give me some input!
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Picture of the Day:
Does anyone else think this picture is cool? Please gimme some input.
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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

JUST COMPLETED MY LAST UNDERGRAD COURSE REGISTRATION!!!!!!!! HELL YEAH!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Marietta Police Aim High with Gun Safety Seminars

By: Nick Theriot MARIETTA, Ga. – You might be surprised to know which type of non-emergency phone call the Marietta Police Department receives most. These calls voice a legitimate concern, for both the police and the citizen caller. The calls are so frequent that they even caught the attention of Chief Dan Flynn. Gun safety questions and issues regarding the law are the most common. Being the subject of countless calls, something regarding firearm safety had to happen. To meet this need, the Marietta Police Department initiated gun safety seminars. The latest, held Feb. 16, drew a crowd of nearly 200 people in the jam-packed Marietta City Council chambers. Additionally, Kennesaw State University and Cobb County police were present to observe. “This is a subject we receive calls on all the time,” said Marietta Police Public Information Officer Jennifer Murphy. The idea for the seminars, the first of which was held in November 2010, originated with Flynn. According to Murphy the chief immediately asked the training unit to carryout a firearm awareness campaign. “The positive reception and large turnout of the first seminar led to the second,” said Murphy. “Due to the overwhelming success of the second, it would be likely more will be held.” Unofficially, the program is slated to have a third seminar and possibly more. Police officials would not yet confirm this. If past success dictates future action, Marietta will be offering more seminars and expanding this program. The Marietta Police training unit conducted the firearm lectures and demonstrations. Officers gave the basics of firearm safety, making it clear to the audience the serious nature of owning a firearm. Various shotguns and pistols by different manufacturers were displayed. Mossberg shotguns and GLOCK pistols took a majority of the spotlight and praise from both officers and citizens. Less-than-lethal alternatives were also demonstrated. Officers emphasized a gun is not the only choice. Their basic premise: If you don’t think you can handle it, don’t handle it. To ensure the safety of citizens preferring not to have a firearm, alternatives were given. Demonstrations of civilian model stun guns and pepper spray units were shown. “This program has been developed to educate the citizens on current firearm laws and weapon safety. We want to equip citizens with the knowledge and skills so they feel confident owning and handling a firearm or weapon if they choose to do so,” said Sgt. Jake King of the Marietta Police training unit. Engaging the community in a meaningful way is often made difficult by the nature of police and community interaction. Most of the time police are responding to calls. The seminars are the police department’s effort to participate and get involved in the community, according to a prepared police media release. “Giving the citizens education is priceless. With the essentials of safety and law publicly taught and offered, perhaps there will be a drop in crime,” said John Vallerie of Marietta. This could be true. According to FBI statistics from 2006 and 2008, Marietta’s largest category of crime is larceny and auto and home robbery. Statistics suggest that more armed citizens and households could enhance these crimes’ decline. In 2010, according to GeorgiaCarry.org, the number of current Concealed Carry Weapon licenses in Georgia is 368,987. That is approximately 3 percent of the state population and an increase over the approximately 100,000 licenses from three years ago. The success of the firearm safety seminars has drawn the attention of other police departments and law enforcement agencies. For now, Marietta will take the distinction of being one of the first cities in America that has proactively engaged and educated the public about firearms.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Just Another Day

What does it mean when one would rather do (business) work or school work over doing what they are most passionate about. What I'm describing could just be the proverbial rut. Some could also pose that I'm maturing. I learned a long time ago when I had to put down the toys and be a big boy. It's like I can't play one note, snap one picture or write one rhyme. I hate this state of absolute shit. There's no better way to put it- when u feel like it and constantly don't give one. Absolutely everything today was prepared, contrived and pre-packaged. I'm getting a bit more than annoyed with all the crap in this town and society. It seems the idiots have taken over every possible position requiring thought,-- something they desperately need to learn how to do. Oh well, just another night and another morning and so on and so on.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Another Day

Got new software for publishing my blogs straight from my desktop. Gotta love the Macintosh- I can tag and make a library of 'em for crazy time cutting features that will get your blog noticed. My problem is, my Blog lacks anything really interesting or useful. Reminds me of George Carlin,"Yeah I gotta lot of good ideas. Problem is, most of em suck!" It's kinda my soap box or little rant. If anything I want you to read this blog and say to yourself,"Wow, I just wasted 5 minutes of my life and I will never get it back." It'll make you realize the importance of life. So if anything I'm here to remind you that life is important and reading my blog may irk you.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Warm Boxers n' Jeans

 I commented on FaceBook that warm boxers and jeans (straight from the Maytag) made my day.  More of a statement of jest, I think to the larger and more profound meaning- what defines the "little things" that make or break a person's day.  My best guess is personality type rules much of the judgement calls made by individuals.  I'm a worrier.  Consequently I can let the little things get to me, yet I have "this too shall pass" tattooed on my wrist.  It a good reminder and lately I've been doing that, just letting the bad things pass.  Sadly, I have not embraced the good things as much as I should because those things too will pass in time.  Music helps, working out, long boarding... but they all seem to be distractions covering up something that is profoundly unsettling.  Something that exists deep down inside that is bugging the ever living hell out of me- I just cannot figure it out.  Perhaps that harsh view is true but also consider life maybe be as topical and shallow as it seems and all of our crises, drama and general bullshit doesn't mean jack in the larger scheme of things.  So the only rational outcome I can provide is one of taking ease and comfort in doing the right thing, go with your gut and hang onto things and people- just don't hang on for too long or too hard.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Objectivity In Media - Weapons of Mass Distraction

It's bad enough when one fears turning on the news- all the doom and gloom broken up by commercials that sell you wares you will most likely never need- but now I'm at a point of total disgust.   Aside from breaking this down from a communication theory standpoint (which I will do in a following post) I feel the media is making this country sick.  I'm not sure if its a disease or just a malady that can be cured, but the rate at which we are traveling into the dimension of total willful ignorance is increasing tenfold everyday.  From FOX to NBC nothing but shit spews from my idiot box nightly.  Are we, as citizens and consumers if this media, supposed to lay back and take what is said wholesale?  &*$# NO!  But that's where the problem begins- we are eager and ignorant consumers of information, most of which has been hand picked, groomed and manufactured to make us think or buy certain things.  The American public is becoming a pack of lemmings, marching one by one off the cliff and into the sea without any reservations or fear of the current path.   Wake up people, not all news is bad- not all news is good.  Just take a moment to look past a single story and examine as a whole what the hell these people are trying to "sell" us.  What is on their agenda?  Control, biased and unforgiving control.  This is taking away our free-minds, diminishing our citizenships and showing the youth nothing but bad examples of how to live life.  How much crap can one consume before he belches it back up.  It seems some people can go one forever doing this.  I hope anyone that reads this refuses to be, any longer, controlled by the system of so-called "news".  Yes, take what you need from it but forget the rest- it will serve you better in time.  Cross reference information, check out the "spin" on a story from several different agencies, even the ones you may not be fond of.  Do it or die is all I have to say.  The world is changing and our concept of self-education and amelioration through mass media is severely skewed.  Don't submit to dehumanization at the hands of Rupert Murdoch or any of the "pimps of mass media".  Do inquire, demand the truth when you find lies and most important teach the youth not to make the same mistakes we are making right now.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Bad Religion on a Sunday Morning

Ironic title for a Sunday morning but then again isn't life just chock full of little coincidences, mishaps and the like.  I suppose that is what makes life so interesting.  Furthermore, it's the little things, not the "biggins",  that really make or break your day.  Personally, I have the propensity to ruminate on the little nitty gritty crap.  After 28 years of stress, I've realized one has just a single option to avoid going nuts.  Cut the strands connecting you to the drama or stress- be it people, groups, ideology or things.  Once a person is able to walk away from it all, just leave and never come back, that is when someone is truly free.  One doesn't actually have to pick up and leave but they must possess the mindset of being able to forsake all things in life, be it love or objects, then that person is truly free.  It's tantamount to rock climbing and cutting your main line 500 feet above the ground.  Scary, but oh so refreshing.  Living in fear, addiction or mental unrest is not living, it's barely getting by and I  put forth with confidence the assertion that the quality of life is poor under those conditions.  That extends from the richest person sipping champagne to the homeless veteran completely forgotten by his country.   So what's the point of this rant?  Good damn question!  If anything, take from this sage advice: don't ever be afraid to walk away from the things that bind you to this material earth.  Don't fear walking away from the things that bring you down, the things that do not ameliorate your position on this planet.  Some shit you can't change, so there's no use beating your head against the wall about it.  Just live and know anything and everything can change at a moment's notice and what you hold onto may or may not allow you to adjust to those changes. 

 "So it be, so it is."

Monday, January 24, 2011

Snow Daze

I was on the brink of outright madness.  A man pushed to the edge- an animal backed into a corner.  Ready to.....okay so my fiction writing needs help but that was a memorable start.  I stayed in, got a lot of TDL stuff accomplished.  Though I already have a sizable list and it has only been a week or so.  X-Box was my friend and I have a full set-up to practice, play and record in my apartment.  I played a lot of bass, but played even more drums.  It is a digital set so the annoyance level is very low compared to an acoustic set.  I walked up to the tattoo shop I intern at.  I am finishing up a piece in several stages of healing.  Not much more then that happened.  I found out I may or may not stay with my record label- I know it makes no sense but that's how it feels when it comes to dealing with these soul-sucking corporate jerks.  I swear, after today I could just put down my bass and never play again and be content.  Then I promptly smack myself! No way would I ever put my bass down unless it was made a crime.  It seem the folks at ****/*** are trying to make it such.  Well I have two words to say.  See-Ya!   Yeah, being trapped and dealing with business is a nightmare.  Especially so when it's creative or unique.  Lesson Learned.