Tuesday, August 03, 2004

My Crazy Catch 22

I need to do something crazy.
I mean, do something deliberately crazy, or else i will go nuts.


And i need to do it soon. Its has been...

....over two years since I took up Windsurfing (and still not learning how to swim)...

....three years since ditching the technical life, moving into marketing and getting thisclose to being sued by a rival company...

...four years since taking a leap into the unknown and finding my current employer...

....five years since leaving my post as feature writer and joining a literary contest for a segment i knew nothing about...

...six years since impulsively getting a one-way ticket to baguio in the hopes of meeting up friends in a vacation house i didnt even have the address of and obviously getting hopelessly lost in the process...

...seven years since making my favorite male teachers dance "Im a barbie girl" for a school activity i was heading.

...eight years since going against the flow, ditching UP and choosing DLSU where a significant segment of my life began..

...and even longer since highschool where crazy stuff happened everyday.

Yup. Definitely time to do something insanely fun. Conducive to sanity you know ;)

10 comments:

Mike. said...

...eight years since going against the flow, ditching UP and choosing DLSU where a significant segment of my life began..

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you're that old? joke.

solo flite said...

Im 24, for cryin out loud! :)

kei said...

wow! :) one crazy thing i did recently was to go mountain climbing in bicol barefoot, wearing only shorts and a swimsuit just to get to the 7 falls in the mountain :) crazy but fun. getting to bathe in the falls was definitely worth all the scratches, wounds and ant bites :) hehehe :) you should try it :)

Mitch said...

Hi SoloFlite
From my advanced age, I'm happy to tell you that you can be absolutely freakin' nuts as long as you like. Since you're only 24, birthdays don't come as quickly as they do for me. Here's my advice: Every significant birthday, do something that scares the s**t out of you. Example: I don't like heights, so for my 20th birthday I climbed the water tower at my college. Naked. I don't like water, so for my 30th birthday, I learned to sail. That was before I could swim. I'm up to snowboarding now.

Suggestions: Skydiving, insulting large drunks, screwing gangsters' girlfriends, rock climbing (my neighbor knew half the dead guys in "Into Thin Air"), getting a pilot's license, joining a band ... The world is full of possibilities. Think of it as work: you're gathering materials for your memoires.

solo flite said...

Mitch...

yes. screwing gangsters girlfriends would be nice... better that than climbing a water tower naked hehhee

thanks for the ideas hehehe

Adrian said...

oops. baliktad tayo. i ditched DLSU for UP. wala lang...

Zane said...

i know EXACTLY what you mean.
i need to do something insanely stupid myself...

you can't swim, i can't swim. let's cliffjump straight into a river!

Jac said...

Somethin' crazy? Mind if I go along for the ride? ;D

rache_hell said...

What're you waiting for? Do something crazy already! ^_^

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