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Life is full of possibilities

I come bearing positive stuff, no bad vibes for a brief moment.

J has deemed The Eagles cool - he heard a cd at a friend's place and deemed it acceptable.  Came home, searched our cd collection (he doesn't understand LPs), extracted the Greatest Hits album, and went on his merry way to listen to it.  Now I think some of The Eagles earlier stuff is shit, but Hotel California and The Long Run are on my alltime favourite album list.  After weeks of listening to Atreyu (it occasionally sounds like the lead singer is having his balls bitten off whilst singing) and pleasant numbers such as Blood Children, This Flesh a Tomb, My Sanity on the Funeral Pyre, and Five Vicodin Chased with a Shot of Clarity, the sheer pleasure of listening to the strains of Take It Easy and Life In The Fast Lane has made my life a little more pleasant.  Once again life comes down to fragments of moments - talking to J about Ted Hughes' poetry, sitting in the backyard with BM watching a pair of Australian Ravens build a nest in a nearby gumtree, a glimmer of academic understanding during an online chat with my lecturer, and J being able to appreciate music that I like, and more importantly, can listen to without physical pain.  It really is the simple things ...

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It's good that he's developing his musical taste outside of what he's used to. I truthfully thank my parents ALL the time for bombardng my sister adn I with music from the time that we were born. So, as much as i enjoy listening to some hard rock, some that is a bit too loud and full of aggression and such, i still kick back to James Taylor and Simon and Garfunkel when the mood strikes.
There are bands that I would probably have never heard of if it wasn't for J, so I get something out of it as well. I'm not sure what the genre of bands such as Atreyu is called, but whatever it is, I'll be pleased when J's fanaticism has worn off a little.

My Mum was a real Sinatra/Martin fan when I was younger - I can still appreciate those songs as well!