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Wicked Update

OK, so here is the deal:

There are still a good number of seats available for some of the shows. I figured out that it is best to search for “house center” rather than best available, but you can do what you want… I had no luck finding any decent seats (i.e. seats that were not absolutely off center) for any group larger than about 2.

If you’d like to come, here’s the info on my tickets:

Wicked – a New Musical
Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, CA
Tuesday July 26, 2005 8:00 pm

Seat location: section MEZZ, row D, seats 101-102
Total Charge: $198.15

visit ticketmaster.com to purchase tickets. You should be able to find something fairly close to where mine are at, but DONT’ WASTE ANY MORE TIME!!!

Wicked coming to town

Wicked is playing in LA at Pantages June 17 – July 31. (It’s coming to SD in July 2006.)

There are not many tickets left for LA. I did find a bunch for the July 21, 2 p.m. show if you’re interested in going there.

Who is interested in going?

(BTW – Thanks Aimee for bringing this up.)

The Keys to Your Heart

At least my results are slightly different than those of Ussher and Pyro…

You are attracted to those who are unbridled, untrammeled, and free.
In love, you feel the most alive when your lover is creative and never lets you feel bored.
You’d like to your lover to think you are stylish and alluring.
You would be forced to break up with someone who was emotional, moody, and difficult to please.
Your ideal relationship is lasting. You want a relationship that looks to the future… one you can grow with.
Your risk of cheating is zero. You care about society and morality. You would never break a commitment.
You think of marriage as something precious. You’ll treasure marriage and treat it as sacred.
In this moment, you think of love as something you thirst for. You’ll do anything for love, but you won’t fall for it easily.


Name: Scott
Birthday: Sometime in March. The day depends on who you are.
Birthplace: Hollywood, CA
Current Location: Falbrook, CA
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6′ 3″
Right Handed or Left Handed: right
Your Heritage: Germany from both dad & mom. Also, France from dad, Ireland from mother.
The Shoes You Wore Today: Black Boots
Your Weakness: Food, maybe more specifically chocolate AND THE CHEESECAKE FACTORY!
Your Fears: hurting those I love
Your Perfect Pizza: depends on my mood. Hawaiian quite often.
Goal You Would Like To Achieve This Year: Become a better person.
Your Most Overused Phrase On an instant messenger: lol
Thoughts First Waking Up: Do I have to get up?
Your Best Physical Feature: no clue.
Your Bedtime: I try to go to bed around 10, but normally between 11 and midnight.
Your Most Missed Memory: BYU-IDAHO!
Pepsi or Coke: strawberry lemonade please
MacDonalds or Burger King: Baja Fresh?
Single or Group Dates: Single.
Lipton Ice Tea or Nestea: No tea.
Chocolate or Vanilla: Why is this question even on here? Chocolate of course!
Cappuccino or Coffee: ummm…. I hear that coffee-less Frappuccinos are really good, but I’ve never had one.
Do you Smoke: absolutely not.
Do you Swear: no.
Do you Sing: only to myself.
Do you Shower Daily: definitey.
Have you Been in Love: I think so, but who knows.
Do you want to go to College: no. I can’t stand it.
Do you want to get Married: yes.
Do you belive in yourself: yes.
Do you get Motion Sickness: not yet.
Do you think you are Attractive: you tell me. actually – maybe you shouldn’t…
Are you a Health Freak: no. i try to exercise regurarly, but get too busy and I eat whatever looks good that you put in front of me!
Do you get along with your Parents: yes.
Do you like Thunderstorms: I absolutely love them.
Do you play an Instrument: unless a mixer counts, no.
In the past month have you Drank Alcohol: nope.
In the past month have you Smoked: HELL NO!
In the past month have you been on Drugs: nope.
In the past month have you gone on a Date: not that I can remember.
In the past month have you gone to a Mall: I think so, but I didn’t buy anything.
In the past month have you eaten a box of Oreos: I haven’t had an oreo in a long time.
In the past month have you eaten Sushi: no.
In the past month have you been on Stage: yep, although not like out under the lights during the show.
In the past month have you been Dumped: haven’t been on a date, could I have been dumped? I guess so, but no.
In the past month have you gone Skinny Dipping: nope, sorry.
In the past month have you Stolen Anything: not that i’m aware of.
Ever been Drunk: nope, and i have no plans on it.
Ever been called a Tease: i don’t think so.
Ever been Beaten up: not really. Got jumped once, but got away. I guess there was something in high school, but I don’t really remember…
Ever Shoplifted: i don’t think so.
How do you want to Die: Riley is working on that one for me.
What do you want to be when you Grow Up: I wish i knew. Something with business.
What country would you most like to Visit: Maybe I should finish exploring our country first.
In a Boy/Girl..
Favourite Eye Color: IT’S WHATS ON THE INSIDE THAT MATTERS, but anyway… blue, maybe blue/green.
Favourite Hair Color: again… what’s on the inside that matters… but blonde i guess.
Short or Long Hair: depends.
Height: shorter than me.
Weight: it’s what’s on the inside that matters.
Best Clothing Style: idk
Number of Drugs I have taken: 0
Number of CDs I own: I have songs off 853 albums. I’m not sure if they are all complete or not. It totalls out to 8590 songs.
Number of Piercings: 0
Number of Tattoos: 0
Number of things in my Past I Regret: Not looking back!


If you read this, even if I don’t speak to you often, you must post a memory of me. It can be anything you want, it can be good or bad, just so long as it happened. Then post this in your journal to see what people remember about you.

Job Opening – Help Wanted – Sound GT Weddings

For those that don’t know… Richie has a new job and is not going to be able to commit to Grand Tradition as much as he has been able to in the past. Therefore, I am in need of someone who can can run some weddings. It is mainly weekend work.

Experience with running live sound is required. Applicant must be able to lift a digital keyboard (roughly 50 pounds) to a height of about 3 feet. Applicants must be able to provide their own transportation to and from work as required and absolutely must be reliable.

Basic wedding consists of setting up keyboard, amp rack, mix rack and putting a wireless microphone on the officiant. Some weddings will have vocalists who will sing a cappella, with the keyboard or CD. Sometimes there are guest musicians which will need to be patched into the house system. GT had good quality equipment and is willing to do the maintenance and upkeep on their equipment as necessary.

A calendar of upcoming events can be found at: http://ical.mac.com/WebObjects/iCal.woa/wa/default?u=schester&n=GT32Other.ics. Weekends vary from having no weddings to having four, as can be seen on the calendar.

Employees will be paid a four hour minimum for working, and can normally be done in around 3 hours. Employees will also receive overtime for anything worked past 8 hours in a day and 40 hours in a week (if you could ever get that many hours). Hourly wage will be based on experience.

Please let me know if you are interested or if you have an idea of anyone who is interested.

Father’s Talk

THIS WILL GIVE YOU THE CHILLS People always say how mean kids can be, never how nice they can be. This story will either make you cry, give you cold chills or just leave you cold, but it puts life into perspective!


At a fundraising dinner for a school that serves learning-disabled children,

the father of one of the school’s students delivered a speech that would

never be forgotten by all that attended.


After extolling the school and its dedicated staff, he offered a question.

Everything God does is done with perfection. Yet, my son Shay cannot learn

things as other children do. He cannot understand things as other children



Where is God’s plan reflected in my son?” The audience was stilled by the

query. The father continued. “I believe,” the father answered, “that when

God brings a child like Shay into the world, an opportunity to realize the

Divine Plan presents itself and it comes in the way people treat that child.



Then, he told the following story:


Shay and his father had walked past a park where some boys Shay knew were playing baseball. Shay asked, “Do you think they will let me play?” Shay’s father knew that the boys would not want him on their team. But the father understood that if his son were allowed to play it would give him

much-needed sense of belonging. Shay’s father approached one of the boys on the field and asked if Shay could play. The boy looked around for guidance

from his teammates. Getting none, he took matters into his own hands and

said, “We are losing by six runs, and the game is in the eighth inning. I

guess he can be on our team and we’ll try to put him up to bat in the ninth

inning.” In the bottom of the eighth inning, Shay’s team scored a few runs

but was still behind by three. At the top of the ninth inning, Shay put on a

glove and played in the outfield. Although no hits came his way, he was

obviously ecstatic just to be on the field, grinning from ear to ear as his

father waved to him from the stands. In the bottom of the ninth inning, Shay’s team scored again. Now, with two outs and the bases loaded, the potential winning run was on base. Shay was scheduled to be the next at-bat. Would the team actually let Shay bat at this juncture and give away their chance to win the game? Surprisingly, Shay was given the bat. Everyone knew that a hit was all but impossible because Shay didn’t even know how to hold the bat properly, much less connect with the ball. However, as Shay stepped up to the plate, the pitcher moved a few steps to lob the ball in softly so Shay could at least be able to make contact. The first pitch came and Shay swung clumsily and missed.. The pitcher again took a few steps forward to toss the ball softly toward Shay. As the pitch came in, Shay swung at the ball and hit a slow ground ball to the pitcher. The pitcher picked up the soft

grounder and could easily have thrown the ball to the first baseman. Shay

would have been out and that would have ended the game. Instead, the pitcher took the ball and threw it on a high arc to right field, far beyond reach of the first baseman.. Everyone started yelling, “Shay, run to first, run to

first.” Never in his life had Shay ever made it to first base. He scampered

down the baseline, wide-eyed and startled. Everyone yelled, “run to second,

run to second!” By the time Shay was rounding first base, the right fielder

had the ball. He could have thrown the ball to the second baseman for a tag.

But the right fielder understood what the pitcher’s intentions had been, so

he threw the ball high and far over the third baseman’s head. Shay ran

towards second base as the runners ahead of him deliriously circled the

bases towards home. As Shay reached second base, the opposing shortstop ran to him, turned him in the direction of third base, and shouted, “run to

third!” As Shay rounded third, the boys from both teams were screaming,

Shay Run home!” Shay ran home, stepped on home plate and was cheered as the hero for hitting a “grand slam” and winning the game for his team. “That day” said the father softly with tears now rolling down his face, “the boys

from both teams helped bring a piece of the Divine Plan into this world.”

Need a Midas Console?

Anyone need a Midas audio console or any Klark Teknix gear? I am going to be placing an order and if the total order is over a certain amount I can give some screaming deals out…

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17 yr old needs job

17 year old female seeking job in Fallbrook for a couple months. Doesn’t want to work anywhere that she would burn herself. No coldstone or baskin robbins.

Any ideas?


Jack took a long look at his speedometer before slowing down: 73 in
a 55 zone. Fourth time in as many months. How could a guy get
caught so often?

When his car had slowed to 10 miles an hour, Jack pulled over, but
only partially. Let the cop worry about the potential traffic
hazard. Maybe some other car will tweak his backside with a mirror.
The cop was stepping out of his car, the big pad in hand.

Bob? Bob from Church? Jack sunk farther into his trench coat. This
was worse than the coming ticket. A cop catching a guy from his own
church. A guy who happened to be a little eager to get home after a
long day at the office. A guy he was about to play golf with

Jumping out of the car, he approached a man he saw every Sunday, a
man he’d never seen in uniform.

“Hi, Bob. Fancy meeting you like this.”

“Hello, Jack.” No smile.

“Guess you caught me red-handed in a rush to see my wife and kids.”

“Yeah, I guess.” Bob seemed uncertain. Good.
“I’ve seen some long days at the office lately. I’m afraid I bent
the rules a bit -just this once.”

Jack toed at a pebble on the pavement. “Diane said something about
roast beef and potatoes tonight. Know what I mean?” “I know what
you mean. I also know that you have a reputation in our precinct .”
Ouch. This was not going in the right direction. Time to change

“What’d you clock me at?”

“Seventy. Would you sit back in your car please?”

“Now wait a minute here, Bob. I checked as soon as saw you. I was
barely nudging 65.” The lie seemed to come easier with every

“Please, Jack, in the car.”

Flustered, Jack hunched himself through the still-open door.
Slamming it shut, he stared at the dashboard. He was in no rush to
open the window.

The minutes ticked by. Bob scribbled away on the pad.

Why hadn’t he asked for a driver’s license?

Whatever the reason, it would be a month of Sundays before Jack
ever sat near this cop again. A tap on the door jerked his head to
the left. There was Bob, a folded paper in hand Jack rolled down
the window a mere two inches, just enough room for Bob to pass him
the slip.

“Thanks.” Jack could not quite keep the sneer out of his voice.

Bob returned to his police car without a word. Jack watched his
retreat in the mirror. Jack unfolded the sheet of paper. How much
was this one going to cost?

Wait a minute. What was this? Some kind of joke?

Certainly not a ticket. Jack began to read:

“Dear Jack, Once upon a time I had a daughter. She was six when
killed by a car. You guessed it- a speeding driver. A fine and
three months in jail, and the man was free. Free to hug his
daughters, all three of them. I only had one, and I’m going to have
to wait until Heaven before I can ever hug her again.

A thousand times I’ve tried to forgive that man. A thousand times I
thought I had. Maybe I did, but I need to do it again. Even now.
Pray for me. And be careful, Jack, my son is all I have left.”


Jack turned around in time to see Bob’s car pull away and head down
the road. Jack watched until it disappeared. A full 15 minutes
later, he too, pulled away and drove slowly home, praying for
forgiveness and hugging a surprised wife and kids when he arrived.

Life is precious. Handle with care.


Richie: “See ya all soon and I need a trip to Fridays, cause I miss the food!!!!”

I know it’s late…

but did you just say you miss the food at Friday’s?


I go for one reason and one reason alone…


(Ok… the strawberries are somewhat good too!)