Sitting outside my tent, running down my laptop battery listening to my song collection with Windows Media Player. Uneventful afternoon catching up on email and chatting online with two women that I love. Then I went over to the Tumbleweed, late, and still was able to get a spaghetti dinner and listen to Willie, Mary, and July improvise some blues. Drank too much coffee, however, and had that particular type of bowel movement I call an "oil change". Not sure if it was caused by the coffee or by some of that Mexican food of dubious origin I ate on the way.

Oh, come to think of it, I did have an interesting incident walking home in the dark. 2 or 3 kids in a pickup truck drove past me and one yelled "Faggot!". I yelled back, "Eat shit, motherfuckerrrrrr!" So they turned around and came back... one yelled, less loudly, "Bitch!" and another mumbled something else. Then they pulled into the side street where City of the Sun's entrance also is. They stopped there, 20 or 30 feet away, turned towards the main road where I was, and waited. Apparently they were going to try and scare me by gunning the engine towards me when I crossed the side street.

But of course, I didn't cross the side street, I turned straight up it, towards them, my face with my best Clint Eastwood scowl and taking long strides even though the diarrhea was beginning to hit me again, making me a little weak in the stomach right when I needed to be very strong. But it didn't matter. I must have scared the living shit out of them -- they weren't expecting a challenge. They jammed the pickup in reverse, turned down another side street opposite the COS entrance and got the hell out of there as fast as they could. Ha! Probably thought I was carrying. Lucky for me. It sometimes helps that my hatred of being a coward is usually stronger than my fear of death.

Time to get some sleep, I guess, since Dissolved Girl is playing, the same one Neo was sleeping to in one of my all-time favorite movies.

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