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Sun, Apr. 1st, 2007 | 12:57 am  slavezombie

signs of love
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Surprisingly, today at 2:30pm I took a walk outside and saw a skywriter. Of course I didn't manage to see completely what it had written in the sky, but I do recall seeing a happy face (smiley face) and a heart symbol. The heart shape was obviously the first glyph the plane had obviously etched out against the bue sky. It was slightly faded so I'm not 100% sure that it was a symbol of love. The smiley face was more obvious, but then I saw that the plane had made an attempt to divide (separate) the two shapes with a 'V', or a an upside down European #1.

If you've been to Europe, maybe you've noticed the funny ways the store fronts label the prices on their merchandise. It's almost hard to tell whether they want $27 for something, or $21 for it because their ones look like the shape of an A without the cross hash.

I guess today's skywriter was simply practising his writing skills. I enjoyed watching the sky and trying to make sense of the smiley loves who? riddle. I always think of the song Yellow Butterfly by the Scorpions because the last album I bought was Eye to eye and in that CD there's a song with lyrics containing the word skywriter. I think that may even be the title of the song [Skywriter] but I'm not sure.

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...my own true Hollywood story....


from: annamaryse
date: Sun, Apr. 1, 2007 05:31 am (UTC)

My boyfriend and I were just pulling into the parking lot of Gåme Dude at Laurel Canyon and Sherman Way deep in North Hollywood just about then and I saw the heart... and the skywriter was just starting the next glyph... just at that point a small straight line at t he same altitude of the top of the heart.

I drove to our parking space in front of Game Dude, and didn't watch the rest of the skywriting show. BF wanted to get a copy of Guitar Hero. He's in the other room playing it now.

There's a song by the animals or something from the 1960s called sky pilot. I always think of SKY WRITER when they sing that.

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Bier de Stone

Guitar hero

from: slavezombie
date: Sun, Apr. 1, 2007 12:51 pm (UTC)

    Isn't that the video game in which players attempt to learn to play a real rock song as close to the original version as possible? That's cool. It's like being doubly devoted to gaming by "playing" both the game and "playing" a song on one's guitar. When I discovered my ability to do css overrides, I was so impatient with sampling this fix on a PC, I knew I couldn't wait until Tuesday to check it at work (since Monday was a holiday). So I ended up going to the downtown library to check their computers out and a few books. I ended up making copies of a couple songs by SHADOWS FALL which I probably could've bought sheet music for for less on-line.
    I appreciate your response in these head-racking times I'm going through. This lj identity faze I'm experiencing will persist until I get the look I want. slavezombie might be getting a nip-tuck here and there.



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from: fluffyblanket
date: Sun, Apr. 1, 2007 12:12 pm (UTC)

^ is certainly so in la Belle France,but I haven't notice it here in Spain nor in England,my land of birth.

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Bier de Stone

European numbering system

from: slavezombie
date: Sun, Apr. 1, 2007 12:18 pm (UTC)

I had the same experience when I visited Germany many years ago. Why Germans and Frenchmen reserve such similarities in their numbers probably has to do with compensating for their vast differences in language. BTW, thanks for replying. It's good to see my blog is still visible to my friends!

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