Recently, I was a call in patient on Emily Volman’s funny and entirely useful “Laughing with You” podcast/podcouch/ blogfest extravaganza. The subject was my inability to tone down my endless worrying; little did I know that the therapy would lead me to a concept that would threaten to tear my very concept of reality asunder.
People on the internet might NOT be my real friends? Madness!
If you wish to hear the aforementioned session, you can find it here, or on the iTunes. Don’t worry I’ll be here soaking in my narcissism when you get back. Maybe I’ll sing myself a little song while you read. (Shawn Colton does not own the rights to the likenesses of KISS, the song by Richard O'Brien, or the blatant rip-offery of Tim Curry's golden tones. ::Steps off of SOPA box::)
Welcome back! So you listened, what did you what did you think of...?
I'm sorry, what?
Yes,Caissie St.Onge is truly awesome.
So, as I was saying ...
Did I meet Ms. St Onge in the green room of the show? No, actually I was late and she had to fly back to...
Listen, this BLOG IS ABOUT ME!
What kind of friend are you?
Oh no! What if Emily was right? What if people on the interwebz aren't REALLY my friends.
I talked to the man I named my son after (and likely the only person that will COMPLETELY understand this entries title), Mr. D. W. Hanson,a.k.a. Ragz Dandelion and he seemed to agree with Emily's sentiment. To be a true friend, you need to see people at both their best and their worst.
So I thought, about it, and I have come to a conclusion. Looking around my house at all the things my internet family have sent me over the years, and then realizing that the ability to purchase this house was the result of an internet relationship I ...
Well, we'll leave that story for the next entry.
The question is ... what do you think?
Comment and discuss. Please.
(Special Thanks to the beautiful and talented DJ PlaZma for recording that karaoke performance, so very long ago. )