In the space of a week, I've managed to alienate my parents, best friend, and just about everyone that's important to me because I'm trying to do the right thing and/or make everyone happy. Fuck.

Just got back from three weeks in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. I hate to say it, that place is starting to grow on me. Absolutely perfect weather and no mosquitoes. Got a brief sandstorm and a little snow that actually made the place look...dare I say?...pretty. Even got to see one of the last true "nights" before the summer season kicks off. Good times and...
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skells:
Actually just looked it up, quite common in fact. I would never have guessed that. I honestly thought with it being that far north it wouldn't be the case but I am wrong. 
shaneq:
Big, mean sons of bitches too.  ;) 
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I need to find a chiropractor in Christchurch (or chemist that doesn't ask a lot of questions) and have 24 hour layover in LA and have to play tour guide. I booked a hotel close enough to the beaches, but what the hell do you do aside from maybe running up to Hollywood/Universal Studios? Of course we'll probably just pass out and...
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Seriously, have you ever been so thoroughly discouraged you find yourself looking at real estate in another city...in another country...on another continent just to get the hell away from the nonsense. Not sure what it would take to uproot my whole family and go, but it seems pretty reasonable right now. Barcelona seems like a really great option...

phasia_s:
I like it!
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Facing another week of below-freezing weather...in fact, only one day above freezing in two months...and the radio station starts playing travel commercials for Portugal. Anyone want to adopt me for a while? #portugal #getmethehelloutofhere ;)

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What a Monday this is turning out to be. Get home and realize my back tire has a slow leak--nail or something shiny. Try to find a level spot to Jack the car, apparently such a thing doesn't exist in my driveway. First jack won't reach because of the angle. Second javk gets the car up enough to get the tire off. Spare...
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