cycling through fields of wheat ans grass seed in the heart of the valley, corvallis, oregon.
"Returning to the plant for a visit brings back many pleasant memories. However, sadness creeps in, seeing the old machinery laying about, no longer productive and dying of rust and decay. Meadow larks sit on the quiet wires and their melodic singing will replace the industrial hum. Only the ghosts of the former operators will occupy the old abandoned building as they sit by the decaying and quiet generators."
happy birthday, america.
"Like other extreme places, Mount St. Helens inspires revelations, not all of them comforting. It is hard to sustain a belief in the centrality of the human adventure in the face of such overwhelming power and manifest indifference. But if one’s place in the universe seems diminished in importance as a result, the universe itself seems a much more interesting place to be." -Frank Gohlke
this is so fucking brutal. even though metallica is a shade of its former self and continues to release boring albums, their old shit forms the bedrock of my musical tastes. “you coward, you savior, you blind man.”
Neil Young and Dennis Hopper
True evil is patient.
they don’t make ‘em like they used to, that’s for sure.