Category: Jim (A)
A new Blog! Sweeeet! Well, well... What to blog ABOUT?! I know... Anything!
I got the new Sigur Ros CD today, entitled, Takk. VERY cool. One of my favorites for sure. They're an Icelandik group with really mellancholy, ethreal, magical songs with very few lyrics (all of wich are in Icelandik anyway). I love it to death. If you're going to take me up on the recomendation, which I suggest you do, get the second and third CD's. The second is simply titled, "()"... That's right... "()" lol. It's a great disk. Ever seen the Tom Cruise flick Vanilla Sky? If you answered yes, than you've inadverdantly listened to Sigur Ros already. The scene where the "cat's outta the bag" on the roof top with "Tech Support" has a wonderful Sigur Ros song in the backround. Beautiful song... That's how I "discovered them..." Check 'em out!
I've also been on a massive "Live" kick lately... Great band. Lot's of Throwing Copper, Secret Samadhi, and The Distance To Here. Three more albums I highly reccomend.
What else you ask? Well... Let's see... errr... hear: Elliot Smith is in the player as of late, lots of Beck (specifically Midnight Vultures, Mutations, and Sea Change), The Smashing Pumpkins are liberally sprinkled in, Danny Elfman is in the mix (composer for all of Tim Burton's films, ex-frontman of Oingo Boingo, haha), Underworld (Dirty Epic Cowgirl) Too lazy to blog about music any longer... What about Food?
Well... Food indeed. Been eating lot's of weird and wonderful food. Been cooking alot, mainly Italian, Thai, and Asian influences. Still Vegan baby. Gotta love it. I've recently quit wearing leather as well. Quit leather shoes, belts, gotta getta new hemp wallet as that's next to go... Just feels right to me. Really into the sweatshop free stuff, and all natural/organic fibers, especially HEMP! Get some!
Oh yeah, Food... Here's a breakdown of the food I've been eating a lot of lately. Lot's of Full Circle Organic refried beans, black beans, and pinto beans. Yum! One of the FEW things I'll actually eat out of a can. That and pumpkin... Oh yeah... And Organic Coconut Milk (avoid!). That said... Lot's of dessicated organic coconut, Organic full-fat coconut milk, and LOTS of organic extra virgin coconut Oil, all avoids I know, but I just feel better on the stuff. Eat at your own risk.
What else? Dark Chocolate! Roll up with the Dagoba Eclipse Bar. only 8 grams of organic sugar in the whole bar... I'll let that slip by most days. Hell yeah! 87% pure cocao, so... Be careful...
Hemp seeds! Hemp Bars! Hemp seed oil! Oh yeah! Another food I absolutley feel better on. Manitoba Harvest makes the Hemp seeds and oil, you can also get it from Rawganique (sp?).
The hemp bars are made by Gertrude and Bronner's. You know... Bronner's magic soap? Anyway, it's called ALPSNACK. I LOVE THEM! I eat then near every day. 4 flavors that I know of, good for most types and subtypes. Google 'em, order 'em, tell your natural food store person about 'em. Get 'er done.
Let's see... I've been eating a lot of green and red peppers too... Dig it. Lot's of Sesame Ezekiel bread with whatever artesian oil suits my pampered fancy (haha). Toasted pumpkin seed oil, hazlenut oil, sesame/toasted sesame oil, olive oil, flax, hemp, etc. Season it up, yo!
Nut and seed butters... Tahini, macadamia nut butter, hemp seed butter, peanut butter, almond butter, etc.
Raw and Roasted almonds, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, flax, sesame, and hemp seeds.
Brocccoli, peppers, onions, fresh garlic, carrots, salads of romaine, spinach, and spring greens, lot's of mushrroms lately too. Portobella and domestic mainly. Gotta love the Reishi mushroom in a capsule though. Holy immune boosting monosacharides, Batman! Can you say, Glyconutrient? lol
Two more avoids I've been hittin' heavy. Apple Cider Vinegar, and Umeboshi Plum vinegar... Again... I just feel better with these foods on the scene.
Wine and Saki in moderation as well. Evaluating their place in my diet as I write this...
Been having Reiki, Cranial Sacral, and "light activation" treatments done... Vey cool. Call it what you want... To each thier own.
I've also been doing a bunch of research on Sun gazing and , of all thing, Urotherapy lately (freaky, eh?)... Look 'em up.
Peace. I wish you all the strength to summon the grace you need to live and love the present. ~ James
P.S. Fear not! No attempt to correct spelling errors, bad grammar, spelling structure, or the thoughtless and random captilization of words has occured here! Bless your hearts.