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Maybe...it's time...to say goodbye [Sep. 3rd, 2007|11:50 pm]
Fall comes early this year
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Almost everyone that makes this area worthwhile for me either wants to leave or is planning on it.
I'm getting out come early next year. I've talked about moving to the Bay Area for years, and god knows it won't be nearly as good as when I originally planned on it two years ago: at least two of my favorite places to see shows in the world have either stopped doing them altogether or have severely cut down, I don't talk to my friends there nearly as much as I used to, Oakland is developed all to shit, and I'm sure there's other stuff I can't think of. Hopefully it'll be worth it, and it'll be more than just a change of scenery. Not that I'm apprehensive in any way.

I always say that I don't regret moving to the east coast, but I feel so fucking stupid for talking about moving to the Bay for so many years and not actually doing it, and wavering between it being worthwhile and feeling like I've wasted the last year and a half of my life.

I'm 25 today (today, yesterday, who cares)
Getting older really sucks, I don't know why I get hung up over the inevitable.
I just wish things didn't get worse with age, and people didn't get less fun and adventurous. Someone please prove me wrong. Maybe it'll be some Californians?

I spend my entire life wishing I was somewhere else and wishing I was younger. What the fuck?
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[User Picture]From: girlracer
2007-09-04 12:29 pm (UTC)
happy birthday dan!
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From: plankwalk
2007-09-04 12:44 pm (UTC)
happy birthday man, i feel you...
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[User Picture]From: obviousjester
2007-09-04 04:33 pm (UTC)
happy birthday!
come visit orlando!!!
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[User Picture]From: alloutofspite
2007-09-04 10:07 pm (UTC)
I'm hoping to come down for The Fest, we'll see. I want to!
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[User Picture]From: obviousjester
2007-09-05 12:14 am (UTC)
dude fuck yes, i'm so stoked Youth Brigade is playing this year!
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[User Picture]From: alloutofspite
2007-09-05 11:10 am (UTC)
Dare I ask which one?
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[User Picture]From: redryedays
2007-09-04 09:41 pm (UTC)
Happy Birthday. Despite many bummer of factors I am more than glad I got the fuck away from there. Seriously the more I think about the more I think I made the best decision ever. Good luck with everything and you know you can call anytime or visit anytime.
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[User Picture]From: alloutofspite
2007-09-04 10:11 pm (UTC)
Thanks Michelle. I hope/think/know things will look up for you really soon, and I'll let you know when a visit will work.
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[User Picture]From: djwilson
2007-09-05 01:30 pm (UTC)
Happy birthday.

Dave and I visited the Bay Area earlier this year and left wishing we could afford to live there. The food, how bike/scooter friendly it is, the waterfront, bookstores, independant movie houses, music venues, good weather, etc. There's lots of stuff going on, if you can afford it (and if you can stand being around a fair number of hippies and yuppies) go for it. I'd much rather live there than DC.
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From: raisemyfist
2007-09-05 09:57 pm (UTC)
crapolotti really wants you to move here. We were discussing yesterday.
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[User Picture]From: alloutofspite
2007-09-09 06:25 am (UTC)
Living in the same city as him, Claire, you, and everyone else would be rad, but right now I think I need to be in California.
I miss you all. Hope you've been doing good.
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[User Picture]From: sophiebreath
2007-09-10 01:14 am (UTC)
haha I remember when I first turned 18 the night before my birthday I was laying in bed and all I could think about was "how can I trick time and stay 17 forever?" and then I relized the only way to not get older is to die. and I decided to accept the fact and got over it.
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[User Picture]From: alloutofspite
2007-09-10 09:18 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I think it's not so much my actual age as the fact that I haven't done so many of the things I've wanted to do and feel like it's too late, and not being around people who want to do the same things as me.

Are you in Olympia yet, or still in Baltimore?
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