Wednesday August 12 2015
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For some reason I'm visiting Cecily, Ling, and their family in a hotel room at the oceanfront. I move straight over to the window and watch the beach scene from the 20th floor. There's a storm brewing – rain splashes hard on the window and the wind howls. The shoreline is creeping up further and further. Waves crash hard against the sand. In disbelief I spot a tidal wave in the distance.
Me: "Oh my gosh! Look! It's a tidal wave! We gotta get out of here."
I shuffle everyone to the door but it's too late. A colossal wave slams against the building and it crumbles to the ground. Somehow we manage to survive. I lift up the wreckage and find everyone looking dead. But as soon as I command everyone to leave...
"C'mon! We can't stop now! Let's go!"
...they follow me. We have to move quick before the next wave hits. We climb up around the corner of the hotel. The city seems more like San Francisco or Seattle with steep hills connecting to other steep hills. I locate my car and reverse it out of the parking garage. There's another guy in the passenger seat understood to be my protégé. I hear the second tidal wave crash but we're high enough that it doesn't affect us. The story continues and becomes long and drawn out in between waking up and going to the bathroom. Meeting up with a reporter at a café up the street. It seems like not everyone is aware of the disaster that's taking place.
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Waking up at 12:52 p.m. Heavy, heavy sleep.
Irish Oatmeal with Cinnamon, Maple Syrup, Strawberries, and Kefir. Teeccino.
Practicing songs on piano.
Teaching lessons at Music Makers.
Scrambled Eggs. Toast with Non-Dairy Cream Cheese. Corn Tortilla Chips with Avocado and Tomato. Honey Green Tea.
Teaching more lessons at Music Makers.
Shopping for groceries at Trader Joe's.
Eating leftover slices of Pizza.
Having my second band rehearsal with DEJA in the theater room. Drew isn't here to play drums but everybody else is here, Eric on guitar, Jimmy on bass, and John on vocals/keytar. Jimmy seems to take the lead in regards to song structure and knowing the correct chords. I'm slowly getting comfortable with the seven songs I know so far.
Back home. Dinner part two: Spring Mix Salad with Carrots, Grapes, and Cashews.
Going for a night ride at the oceanfront.
Biscotti Cookies. Ginger Pear Tea.
Watching Outcast (2014).
Sleep 4 a.m.
[i] June Wayne. 1973.
Posted by James Robert Smith at 1:08 AM