its a long story....
i'm friends with my friend again. hurrah! his blog is and will be a lot better 'n mine. you should read it if you're into reading blogs. he has always wanted an audience for his art. his writing is:
beautiful, naive, hard, honest
laugh and cry here: http://wide-eyedtroubadour.blogspot.com/
i'm off now, back to sillytown for the festival of 'you-know-what'
(this is not a euphamism for masturbation)