Some photos taken since my return to Alabama

At long last, here’s some of the photos I’ve taken since departing Willow.

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Here’s my family, Erin, Ryan, Me, Lauren, and me dear mammy, as well as Erin’s dog Charlie and Mom’s dog Prancer.

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Erin and Charlie. Charlie is a girl. So is Erin.

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Lauren and Prancer. Prancer is a boy. So is Lauren. No wait, she’s a girl.

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Me and Charlie and Prancer and Peedee. Peedee is my brother’s dog. Peedee is a girl.

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Me and Peedee went out on the town, but she didn’t last long. A few drinks and she passed out in my sweatshirt.

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The following weekend I went to New Orleans with my nutty brother Ryan…

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…and his nutty girlfriend Sarah…

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We roamed around during the French Quarter Festival and listened to some awesome music. This is Doreen’s Jazz Band on Jackson Square…

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…and this is the Kitchen Syncopators on one of the side streets in the quarter.

Have a listen:
[doreensjazzband-dowhatorysay.mp3,Do What Ory Say by Doreen’s Jazz Band]
[kitchensyncopators-johnsoncity.mp3,Johnson City by The Kitchen Syncopators]

Later that night we hit the town and knocked a few back.
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My brother was kind enough to buy me a drink, but he was also mean enough to stick it in this girl’s pants.

The rest of my trip to New Orleans is a bit of a blur and for some reason there aren’t any pictures.

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About a week later I went to Birmingham to visit some friends for a while. I saw this woman whose pet dog was so big that it had a pet dog of its own.

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I went to a friend’s blacksmith shop and played catch with my friend Peter.

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Then I tried on some of the gear lying around.

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Bad fuckin ass.

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A few days later we went to this creepy abandoned nursing home that my friends discovered. This is a closet full of old wheelchairs.

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This is the first wheelchair ever built, I think.

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There was an old reel-to-reel player with handwritten instructions.

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This is Peter and his girlfriend Mary standing next to an Ultravan that’s parked in their neighborhood. Later I met the guy who owns it, I guess there were only like 450 ever made and only 50 currently running. He and his wife traveled the states for 3 years in this one.

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Here’s my friend Paul working on one of many video projects. He’s an iMovie maestro.

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Later me and Paul and his boyfriend Paul went out for Indian food. Mmm nummy.

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This is Paul playing with his cat Monk. Sometimes they play rough.

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Then we made some scary faces. Click the picture to see more scaries. Note I gave myself another dang haircut.

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Finally, Lauren and I went to Birmingham to see Rufus Wainwright in concert. He was awesome.

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After the show, we waited by the bus like good little groupies and Rufus signed my sister’s chest.

Aight, that’s all for now. Here, listen to some Rufus.

[rufuswainwright-greygardens.mp3,Grey Gardens by Rufus Wainwright]