The not-so-temporary thing

March 2, 2004

On Saturday night, I went out.

I hadn’t gone out to see live music or get drinks in so long that I felt like a teenager sneaking out on a schoolnight.

We went to see The Temporary Thing, my friend Joel’s band, play at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood. The tiny room was packed with friends, fans and stragglers. The band totally rocked. I tapped Rama’s back to the beat of the drums. Tonia shook her hips against mine. Two very tall people swayed like reeds above the entire crowd. It was so exciting to see a crowd there specifically to see them play, this fact made obvious by the way almost everyone cleared out when the 45-minute set was over.

After the show, Becky, Banning, Rama and I ran down Hollywood Blvd. to play amongst the sidewalk footprints and stars at Mann’s Chinese Theater. When I saw Donald Duck’s name on the sidewalk, I shouted with glee. Very loud glee.

We giggled, then kept running up the street, toward the neon lights.


  1. Holly says:

    I just stumbled upon your site (a link from Sabrina Ward Harrison’s) and it is charming! I really enjoy your art, photos and witty sense of humor! :) Keep up the wonderfulness! :)

  2. rama says:

    i love dancing with you. at shows. at weddings. in living rooms.

  3. becky says:

    what a fun, fun night :) I look forward to hanging out again!

    and man, were those two people TALL!

  4. penelope says:

    Me too! I went out and had a great time. I think I drank one to you!

  5. Katie says:

    What a charming description. I love the giggly nights, and doing crazy things. It makes me want my freshman year in college back.

  6. caroline says:

    i just want to take time to say that i love your designs! ^^

  7. lisaann says:

    aw. how cute is rama?! … hee. hi rama!!

  8. junkette the punkette says:

    everything here is lovely!

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