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closing thoughts...y adiós America.

They always say that ends are really beginnings, that closings are openings and the glass is empty and full. I say BEGINNING! OPENING! FULL! and am so nervous-excited that I could vomit.

On my mind: Goya's Desastres de la Guerra
Poetry. Words. What they are. Names.
Nesbit. My Spanish and American family.
Relationships and how absurd they really are.
Student loans.
Scripture. Love and marriage and gender according to Scripture.

On the play list and in no particular order:
Cold Truth by Guggenheim Grotto
Midnight Coward by Stars
Such Great Heights by The Postal Service
Sideways Down by The Frames
Stations by Denison Witmer
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
Fake Empire by The National
This is Just a Modern Rock Song by Belle and Sebastian
Blacking Out the Friction by Death Cab for Cutie
It's Your Life by Frou Frou
Volare by Gipsy Kings
Flightless Bird, American Mouth by Iron & Wine
This Side by Nickel Creek
Fast Car by Tracy Chapman
The Perpetual Self by Sufjan Stevens
California by Joni Mitchell

I have a new camera and will set up my Madrid "studio" in the next week. Twyla Tharp advocates that one always calls their working space their studio regardless of whether it is a desk, a garage or a studio.

see you in Spain!
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