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September 6th, 2006

America @ 02:41 pm

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i have arrived back in america.
i've not eaten a burger yet.
i've only had bad airplane food today...

and three stroopwaffels on the platform waiting for the A train.

i had my headphones on
playing "You Forgot It In People"
kinda hoping that it would protect me from being here.

i must admit
there's a bit of anger
- in london i had to check a bag because of "security"
-- i really believe that the government is just trying to make people angry and confused
what is "safter" about having less carry on luggage?

of course
it didn't come through
... the guy in the baggage area didn't look surprised
mumbling "we have over 200 bags waiting to come here"

maybe i'll see it in two days or so
maybe.

they'll ship it here. to the house.
if i'm in all day
i may be lucky enough to get it.

i'm here.
i'm at Nayland's house.
i took the Airtrain to the A train to Nostrand
got on the 44 bus
and looked at Black America
all the colours
... and our sidewalks really are dirtier here than anywhere i've been in the last 6 months...

i thought london was filthy
wow, New York..

but i love New York
and i'm very happy to see the diryness
the old trains
the abandoned buildings
the guys with their lower lips pushed out
the women with their hair done tall

staring at me.

my Passport Controller guy took at look at the list of countries i've been in
and his eyes light up; he kinda sighed
"you've been to all these countries, eh?"
-- yeah, i've been gone for about 6 months...
"i wish i could do that... but i only got 2 weeks off"
--- thanks for doing the work you do

i walked past Nayland's neighbourhood corn
i walked up his very stripped steps
into his rearranged house
where Leighi was sleeping under the covers
in fact
INSIDE the duvet cover
she was befuddled and too excited to figure out how to get out
i helped her and we romped around for a while
... then when she saw me moving through the house
-- putting stuff in the fridge
arranging dirty clothes
and what clean ones i wear after my shower
she seemed scared and confused
stood frozen in the middle of the floor

i hope i don't have that affect on her master

but here i am.
no mobile phone
so i'll see if i can get that sorted out today
and a few other errands
-- a friend who i already have a date to see
talk with about his summer
then a massage client at 6
then i'll come back here to see Nayland (hello Nayland)
and crash from my long journey

here i am in NYC
welcome home, everbody

 
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From:dominicvine
Date:September 6th, 2006 06:57 pm (UTC)
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Wow
that was fast!
hello Bub!

i'm getting ready to jump in the shower then run out the door

i'll be seeing you soon!

! ! ! ! !
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From:dhpbear
Date:September 6th, 2006 06:59 pm (UTC)
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Welcome back. Hope you'll be in S.F. soon.

<HUGS>
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From:clarkelane
Date:September 6th, 2006 07:55 pm (UTC)
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Welcome back to North America!
From:bearmafia
Date:September 6th, 2006 09:03 pm (UTC)
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You finally made it. Somehow it's hard to imagine you there but hey...There is always greenery in Central Park!

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From:bearsgonewild
Date:September 6th, 2006 09:22 pm (UTC)

Welcome back!

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Leaving Amsterdam is always sad for me too. I hope you'll have a gentle re-entry.
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From:beastbriskett
Date:September 6th, 2006 10:24 pm (UTC)
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Welcome back!
Alighting with Nayland is a good re-entry. Rest up!
From:(Anonymous)
Date:September 7th, 2006 01:53 am (UTC)

Welcome Home

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Hey Dominic,
Welcome home. Stop by Columbus if you can, I'd love to see you again.
Big Hug
Mike

From:(Anonymous)
Date:September 7th, 2006 02:30 am (UTC)
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Welcome home.

Would loe to have a massage again. When are you open for business.

Hairy Daddy Pat
From:(Anonymous)
Date:September 8th, 2006 06:34 pm (UTC)

Yeay!

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I see you are back OK YEAY

SMOOCH-SmOOCH

See I do read this thing. Time seems to be speeding up now
before either of us know it you'll be here


yer Goat
From:(Anonymous)
Date:September 13th, 2006 01:27 am (UTC)

Re: Yeay!

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let`s DO chain him under the porch and feed him meat!!!!lest he stray again.
Clara
From:(Anonymous)
Date:September 11th, 2006 04:56 pm (UTC)

you´re very nice man

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Hi,

Im Zeca. I made love with you at São Paulo and you made a litlle massage. I fell so good and want to more with you...You´re very special person, with a great energy and spiritual aura. I love to be with you, have you inside me and be inside of you.
From:(Anonymous)
Date:September 14th, 2006 05:08 am (UTC)

Welcome back, lover

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After long travels, welcome. Travel more.

Billy Butch in Portland

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