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today is Tyrone's birthday

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someone had this to say after meeting him:

"he was a king wherever he went. He walked like one, he behaved like one, and he was the most masculine man that I have ever met in my life."

okay maybe that was actually about clark gable, but the quote fits.

everyone loves tyrone.

the other day I was talking to @adriantrimble about him and we concluded that tyrone is aloof, but in a good way. like he's obviously got way more important shit to be dealing with than to give anyone his full attention

but when he does you feel like the center of the universe.

which is how he makes me feel all the time. auw.

and even when we know we should hate him for doing stupid things
like being obsessed with being a captain
or being obnoxious
or doing bird calls in restaurants over breakfast
or laughing like burt reynolds
or wearing awful costumes
or being a stick in the mud about rental skates
or planning schemes with chris komus

we don't

we just smile n laugh n maybe cover our mouths
(or our eyes)
(or our ears)

and love him a little more for it.

happy birthday, you ridiculous man.

I love you to the moon and back.


today is Jabez's birthday

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Wikipedia says this about the name Jabez:

Jabez is a Biblical male given name from the Old Testament. It is of Hebrew Origin. In 1 Chronicles, Jabez is a well-respected man (ancestor in the lineage of the kings' tribe of Judah) whose prayer to God for blessing was answered (see 1 Chronicles 4:9-11).

which I didn't know when I met him on NYE three years ago and as a result proceeded to sit down next to him and ask him what his real name was, not his 'stupid raver nickname' and hassled him about it until he showed me his ID which, in fact, said Jabez on it.


despite this though he decided I was okay to hang out with and one time came over to drink wine and hang out before Tyrone's show at some bar, and because Jabez is better at computers than I could ever be he linked his computer to mine and was sharing some cool tunes with me and we were singing obnoxiously and we had a good time. then the next day I deleted what I thought was the link to our computers without asking him and accidentally deleted a whole bunch of his really important IT work stuff.


the poor guy must be a glutton for punishment because I can't even count the amount of times he's had us over for drinks and parties and I've passed out there, drank too much there, thrown up in his bathrooms, and otherwise been a bad guest. I've also been mad at him more times than I'd like because being friends with me is hard, sometimes.


and despite all this he keeps on being my friend for reasons I don't understand. maybe it's because he's older than I am and hopes that I won't be a total douche forever (which is probably wrong), or because we both have good taste in movies and music and literature and it's fun to have what you think is a high-brow intellectual conversation with someone and then look back and realize that you were just talking out your ass to each other the whole time.

which is what friends are for, right?

so happy birthday Jabez. I hope when I'm as old as you I can be even half as cool, and thanks for being my friend.


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how cool are palindromes?

even better when they're on your birthday


today I'm 24

the saddest, most reflective day of the year

is also the day I celebrate my birth

and party like I'll never see another year

thanks for sticking with me guys



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