The entry below is classified as a LEGACY post, meaning that it was written (well) before the current version of Avalonstar was released. Although these posts have survived the numerous moves over years, there is no guarantee that they've survived the trip unscathed (especially the links).


Well, thankfully, I just evolved past this damn stomach flu - but that's not what this is about. If it were only that easy to just have a cold once, and then evolve from it - but again I should stop talking about that. Yesterday, before I sent myself home from work once again to prevent the inoculation of my disease to the innocent still left, I was browsing around my old LiveJournal accounts. To give you a little background on just how long I have been doing any sort of writing, my first entry on my first LiveJournal account was written on April 7, 2001; and it went something like this:

Hey, wow... this is different. Never had an online journal before. My sister recommended that I should get this, so I can bitch all I want. So that's what I will do. If you are here from avalonstar.com, welcome. If not, welcome anyway. I hope you enjoy learning about my life, and soon, you will know me more than I do... scratch that... that's a scary thought. Ok, back to the drawing board. Mind you, I was listening to Limp Bizkit and feeling creative at the time, but nevertheless looking at that yesterday took me back quite a bit. Not only that, but as I went through that old piece of history, I found myself gawking at some of the things I had written. Phrases that really felt they either came from the heart or out of my ass, either way, I experienced the "I said that?" feeling. The funny thing was, it intrigued me to go on to see what things I did write about years ago. It seems like I was very free using language that I thought illustrated my point, whether that language was proper or vulgar. But to think that it was only 4 years ago, at times it was so embarrassing that I was glad that it wasn't material I had shown on any other public site. I sounded like such an idiot. Does this sound familiar at all?

I guess it shows how we all evolve through our phases in maturity and writing. Also - purpose. I guess our demeanor changes as our purpose for writing changes. I'm sure this blog would be a whole lot more informal if I was writing about how much I hate life. But I don't, so I don't. What I am interested in, is what other parallel instances (if any) lie out there. I'd love to hear about them.

And no, I am not going to tell you guys where the journal I got that quote from is.

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