March 9th, 2009

Torey Rave

And Now, a Word From the Venga Boys

o/`
Na na-na na-na na-na, hey hey hey!
Na na-na na-na na-na, hey hey hey!


Eight o'clock, get up, get out of bed
I feel like a truck ran over my head
Another day of stress and sorrow

Skip breakfast 'cause I gotta go
ain't got no time to take it slow
and I will do my hair tomorrow

I can't take it no more
Oh no no no
Is this what I'm living for?

But my Uncle John from Jamaica
keeps on calling every day
Just buy a ticket and take
a summer holi- holiday

My Uncle John from Jamaica
keeps on calling every day
Just buy a ticket and take
a summer holi- holiday

Na na-na na-na na-na, hey hey hey!
Na na-na na-na na-na, hey hey hey!


Six o'clock my job still isn't done
The life I'm living ain't no fun
too many days of stress and sorrow

My boss just won't give me a break
and this is more than I can take
Think I will quit this job tomorrow

I can't take it no more
Oh no no no
Is this what I'm living for?

But my Uncle John from Jamaica
keeps on calling every day
Just buy a ticket and take
a summer holi- holiday

My Uncle John from Jamaica
keeps on calling every day
Just buy a ticket and take
a summer holi- holiday

Na na-na na-na na-na, hey hey hey!
Na na-na na-na na-na, hey hey hey!
Na na-na na-na na-na, hey hey hey!
Na na-na na-na na-na, hey hey hey!


I need a Holi-holiday!
You need a Holi-holiday!
We need a Holi-holiday!
Everybody needs a Holi-holiday!

*steel drum solo*

But my Uncle John from Jamaica
keeps on calling every day
Just buy a ticket and take
a summer holi- holiday

My Uncle John from Jamaica
keeps on calling every day
Just buy a ticket and take
a summer holi- holiday

But my Uncle John from Jamaica
keeps on calling every day
Just buy a ticket and take
a summer holi- holiday!
o/`

-The Gneech
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Strange Inspiration

Was in various levels of funk late last week and all weekend, with the nadir being last night and this morning. Lack of sleep, work being annoying, stress and nuisance about the cats, etc. all conspired to make me retreat into LotRO, but when last night even that got more frustrating than fun, I had nowhere to escape to and had to admit that I felt like crap. (I also didn't get anything like the amount of drawing done that I wanted to over the weekend, for largely the same reasons.)

So this morning, in an attempt to break out of the tailspin, I cranked up the bouncy music playlist (including Uncle John, referenced in my last post) and more-or-less unconsciously went back and re-read The Suburban Jungle for the past year or so. (I say unconsciously because I started out just wanting to look at last week, then twenty minutes later realized I'd been clicking the "previous week" link over and over.) What I found is that there is some stuff in there that I am actually quite proud of, which was an odd sensation. :) I'm so used to feeling like I have to apologize for my art that when I come upon some that I actually like months later, it's always a welcome surprise.

By the time I was through with that, I buzzed around ArtSpots some, and picked up a bit more inspiration; now I'm all "ImaWannaDRAW!!!" I won't be able to do much more than a sketch over lunch until I get home, of course, but if I can hold onto this energy, maybe I can catch up tonight and make up for a wasted weekend. :) Let's hope!

-The Gneech