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Jay Lake
Date: 2007-11-23 18:35
Subject: [travel] Mumble mumble
Security: Public
Location:Baja Rancho Lake
Mood:very tired
Music:me being tired
Tags:family, personal, texas, travel
We started out in Galveston, TX, drove to Gainesville, TX with stops for photography, food, and danjite's jerky (buffalo, elk and venison).

In Gainesville we visited my early childhood, including an impromptu tour of the restored glory which is my Lake grandparents' old home. We also visited their graves, which was quite a bit more emotional for me than I had expected.

420 miles or so after we set out, we were back in Dallas for a terrific Chinese dinner with the parents. Off to the airport at 0:dark:30 for the flight home. Photos and other such tomorrow or the next day.

I leave you with this potentially evocative if necessarily inaccurate thought:

"We are defined by the deaths of our parents and the lives of our children."
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When life gives you lemmings...: Food... transcendant food.
User: danjite
Date: 2007-11-24 08:19 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:Food... transcendant food.
You are loved and appreciated, even in ways that have nothing to do with meat.
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russ: zen
User: goulo
Date: 2007-11-25 10:09 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:zen
Does that mean that I'm undefined since my parents are alive and I have no children?
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2007-11-25 15:19 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Hence it's necessary inaccuracy. It's an interesting and poetic (to me at least) thought, but it leaves out a great deal.
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